Feb 22, 2023
Campaigning for the US Senate, 1950. Pic - Library of Congress
In this 8th podcast, we explore the thinking of Richard Nixon. Put yourself in his position. You’re 35, elected to the House in a Republican wave year from a district that is usually safely Democratic. Your plum Committee assignment was Education and...
Feb 15, 2023
Members of the House Un-American Activities Committee visit the home of Chairman John Parnell Thomas; (l-r) Rep. Richard B. Vail, Rep. Thomas, Rep. John McDowell, Robert Stripling, chief counsel, and Rep. Richard M. Nixon] Picture: Library of Congress
Feb 8, 2023
Richard M. Nixon, Library of Congress
Feb 1, 2023
Above, Elizabeth Bentley, who gave evidence at the first HUAC hearing. Pic: Library of Congress
In 1948, Whittaker Chambers is Time Magazine’s Senior Editor. He is forced against his will to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee about his past in the Communist underground. He names seven names, but...