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Today in labor history: Joe McCarthy’s reign of terror comes to dramatic end

Senator McCarthy experienced a meteoric rise to fame and power in the U.S. Senate when he charged that "hundreds" of "known communists" were in the Department of State.

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Today in labor history: 1919 Boston police strike

Nothing fueled the anti-union Red Scare propagandists more than the Boston police strike of 1919.