ARMY-MCCARTHY HEARINGS: HIGHLIGHTS, PT. 5 (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 special treatment for Schine. McCarthy says Schine is being smeared. Jenkins explains his reasons for cross-examining Stevens about Schine and continues. Stevens reads statement about Schine. McCarthy raises a point of order. Sen. Stuart Symington (D-Mo.) questions Stevens about Fort Monmouth hearings on communist infiltration and about Schine's special privileges.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: April 28, 1954 Wednesdasy 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R77:0400
  • GENRE: Radio - News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - Radio, 1954
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CREDITS

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