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Joseph McCarthy (II) (1908–1957)


Joseph McCarthy was born on November 14, 1908 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Joseph Raymond McCarthy. He is known for his work on American Forum of the Air (1950), Longines Chronoscope (1951) and Meet the Press (1947). He was married to Jean Kerr Minetti. He died on May 2, 1957 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 48) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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Known For

American Forum of the Air Self - Republican Senator from Wisconsin
(1952)
Longines Chronoscope Self - U.S. Senator
(1951-1955)
Meet the Press Self - Guest
(1953)
(1954)

Filmography

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 1954 Face the Nation (TV Series)
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 1953 Meet the Press (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 13 December 1953 (1953) ... Self - Guest
 1951-1952 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Self - U.S. Senator
- Episode dated 28 September 1952 (1952) ... Self - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 26 September 1952 (1952) ... Self - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 25 June 1952 (1952) ... Self - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 16 November 1951 (1951) ... Self - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
 1952 American Forum of the Air (TV Series)
Self - Republican Senator from Wisconsin
- What Is the Stake in the Battle for the Ballot? (1952) ... Self - Republican Senator from Wisconsin
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe McCarthy | Joseph R. McCarthy | Senator Joseph R. McCarthy | McCarthy

Spouse:

Jean Kerr Minetti  (his death)
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Personal Quote:

I don't answer charges, I make them. See more »

Trivia:

Claimed that the purpose of his infamous hearings was not to weed out alleged Communists in the government, but to find who was supposed to have hired them in the first place. He initially refused to reveal any of the names on his list of 205 people he claimed were Communists, but was eventually compelled to do so; as it turned out, there weren't 205 names on the list, and the majority of the ... See more »

Trademark:

Powerful and emotional speeches in which he made no holds barred attacks on anyone he viewed as subversive. See more »

Nickname:

The Pepsi Cola Kid See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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