ARMY-MCCARTHY HEARINGS: HIGHLIGHTS, PT. 6 (RADIO)

Summary

Excerpts from the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations hearings on U.S. Army charges that Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) used "improper" methods in attempts to gain preferential treatment for his chief consultant, Pvt. G. David Schine. Committee counsel Ray Jenkins questions Secretary of the Army Robert T. Stevens about reprisals against Maj. Gen. Kirk Laughton at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, for Laughton's pro-McCarthy stand. Jenkins questions Schine. The Army's counsel, Joseph N. Welch, questions Schine about a doctored photo cropped to imply Stevens' familiarity with Schine. Jenkins questions Schine and McCarthy raises a point of order. Includes a public service announcement for fire prevention.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: April 29, 1954 Thursday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R77:0319
  • GENRE: Radio - News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - Radio, 1954
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • John Edwards … Reporter
    • G. David Schine
    • Joseph R. McCarthy
    • Ray Jenkins
    • Robert T. Stevens
    • Joseph N. Welch