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Term: Joseph Raymond McCarthy
Joseph Raymond McCarthy was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. He is best known for his role in leading investigations, known as McCarthyism, that implicated alleged communist sympathizers in the U.S. government and other institutions.
- Joseph Raymond McCarthy was a controversial figure in American politics during the mid-20th century.
- McCarthy's investigations had far-reaching implications for many individuals and organizations.
- Despite the controversy surrounding him, McCarthy maintained a significant following among his supporters.
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