January 1955
New Republic;1/17/55, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p3
The article presents several political news briefs for the week of January 17, 1955 in the United States. The late Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Pat McCarran exerted his influence on the committee by choosing many other members who share his views. The "Joe Must Go" club dedicated to expelling Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin from the U.S. Senate saw several of its officers, including founder Leroy Gore, guilty of several federal crimes.


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