• Senator of Wisconsin

  • Period: to

    Takes 20gs in kickbacks from Pepsi to help stop post-war sugar rationing

  • First public speech against communism

  • Six hour speech on Senate floor

  • 1950 McCarran Act/Internal Security Act of 1950

  • Second wave of HUAC hearings being with McCarthy leading

  • Reelected to Senate

  • Broadcast of McCarthy

  • Confrontation with Secretary of Army Robery Stevens

  • Senate vote

    to censure McCarthy for "conduct contrary to Senatorial Tradition"
  • Died conditions due to cirrhotic liver at 48