Willard Uphaus, Louis Wyman, and Civil Liberties in the McCarthy Era – Part Two

A historical survey, in two parts, of what happened back in the McCarthy era of the 1950s in New Hampshire, when the state attorney general took up the challenge to root out alleged Communists in the state. In this second of two parts, Dr. Sanders expands the discussion to the tension between liberty and national security, and the motivations of personal and political power on the part of the major players.

The moderator is Professor Micheal Ferber, and the panelists are W. Jeffrey Bolster, Dr. Clare Chapman, and Dr. Maria Sanders.


Moderator: Micheal Ferber
Producer: Fred Portnoy
The Sprouts theme music is Torpedoes on Tuesday
by Poison Control Center. The musical transitions in today’s show are the traditional tune Jefferson and Liberty played by the producer. Additional music snippets are from “Parsec”, on the album Square Two, by the band Echoes.

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