The Fight

Sebstcsd., Brad
July 1954
New Republic;7/12/54, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p10
The article focuses on young Republican from northern Wisconsin and county Chairman Brad Sebstad's fight against U.S. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's recall movement, and Sebstad's apprehensions on what could happen to him because of the petitions he was circulating against McCarthy. There were many of his close friends who were disgusted with Senator McCarthy but were reluctant to sign the petitions. He could lose his job and his two small daughters could be harmed. A lot of people were scared and even he was scared too because no one could predict what was going on in the Senator's mind.


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