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"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Other people that use government bread, one person and then get that person to inform. On other people, you may have heard of the red scare of the nineteen fifties, the fear stoked by Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy that communists had invested the federal government. But a panic of a different shade. Must not be handling toxic. Material led to a much wider purge of gay employees that long outlasted McCarthy's tenure. Pervert is easy. Prey to the blackmailer, David Kay. Johnson is the author of the definitive history of what's come to be known as the lavender scare. What is the lavender scare describe it as a fear the fear that permeated Cold War political culture, this fear that, that gay people were threat to national security that they had infiltrated the federal government, and that they needed to be systematically, removed from government service, the rooting out of homosexual employees became official policy with an executive order signed by newly elected president Dwight D Eisenhower in nineteen fifty three. This is a guy who understood firsthand real threat when he's a supreme allied commander in World War Two, so you would think he would understand a real threat. I think he probably didn't see this as a real threat, but he saw that one election. Expedient politically was part of their campaign. Let's clean house. Let's get rid of all these people, Josh Howard, formerly of CBS news has produced and directed.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing
"They know however, that there is potential for anti sentiment to be stuck again in Italy specifically, I mean in these mice recent and European elections. If you walk down, Rome, you would see political posters bringing up again. The time Alexis which I think had been quite so prominent in politics of reason, years of the people who are trying to propose Alexei. Other far right? Kind of proper proper far-right movements are even outside the government at the moment, but, you know, Salvini himself, he's not patting. It's an exit but he saying the rules of the you need to be redrawn. So there's definitely a sense of in his kind of macho. You know, sense of indicative nece against the U, he's definitely wanted to show, the, he's stronger than an Italy can be strong. Also italics is a terrible. Poelman, always in a couple of weeks ago, and they had fricks posters out which I could kind of go along with its Alexa. I'm not having just briefly on the always compelling. She off the domestic political squabbling is an interesting array, a compelling cost of characters for good or bad reasons, is anybody showing any sort of capability to be the voice that more people will listen to potentially someone who can light away out of all of this chaos. Or at the moment, they all still at each other's throats, and they don't involve Brussels, as pulsing the state between themselves to, to, to beat the block with. It's interesting because prime minister Kante has very much being in the background of much of the discussion over the last few months, but actually in issues of relations with the that's where he actually has an official. Position that he knows. He can take a stance with. And he knows he can put himself forward. So on Monday. He had a press conference where he himself on his own talked, and that really irked by Salvini and the Meyer because they definitely dominate the conversation kind of in the national politics. But on the international stage, the people who the official conversation still go on with Conti. And I think him and the ministry for Konami voices of somewhat more reason, even though they're still affiliated with the government, so they need to pander to the government's requests in terms of what kind of policies broadly, they want to pursue, but they have an opportunity here to be more the voices of reason to be more than mediating agents in the situation. I think that's my favorite, qualify of the day, the voice of somewhat more reason. I think that speaks volumes remained thanks for being with us here on the briefing. Now the blacklisting of those believed we linked communism in the United States, through the forties. And fifties is pretty familiar fragment of American history lesson on, however is the US government's targeting of gay people a new documentary aims to correct this historical inlands by telling the stories of many men and women lost their jobs and had their lives ruined during what came to be known as the Levin scare Markle's than Rowland reports Democrats referred to properly as the Comey. You've probably heard about the red scare and the hysteria that grips the United States and many other parts of the world during the nineteen forties, and fifties, the perceived threat posed by communism and those who had pledged their allegiance to the red Soviet flag came to define. What's now often referred to as McCarthyism of the dangerously rambunctious Senator Joseph McCarthy, those known to be all simply accused of being communists were fired from their jobs blacklisted from future employment, and in many cases jailed, what's less known about, however, is the so-called lavender's scam despite the fact that it lasted much longer and claimed many more victims. From? Handling toxic material. Pervert is easy prey to the blackmailer, and you documentary by director, Josh Howard brings this terrifying, detail of American history back into focus gay people were saying, as a secretive society, certainly there were laws against same sex acts. But I think it was also just a convenient political tool for the government, the targeting of gay people as part of a coordinated campaign against communism might strikes, as a little awed how you might wonder he's homosexuality related to communism..
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast
"Dorothy Parker hers is one of the only three portable series, including volumes to voted to William Shakespeare in the bible that have remained in Hinton 'esprit forties during the nineteen thirties and forties. Parker became an increasingly vocal advocate of civil liberties and civil rights and frequent critic of authority figures during the great depression. She was among numerous intellectuals and artists who became involved in related social movements. She reported in nineteen thirty seven on the loyalist causing Spain for the communist magazine, the new masses Pirker help to establish the Hollywood anti Nazi league nineteen thirty six which the FBI suspected of being a communist party front. Parker also served as chair of the joint anti-fascist rescue committees fundraising arm. Spanish refugee appeal, she organized project rescue ship Till's transport loyalist veterans to Mexico headed Spanish children's relief and lend her name various left wing causes and organizations her former roundtable friends saw her less and less in the publication red channels in nineteen fifty Parker was listed as a say it with me calmly. Sorry say trying to blacklist list, but I think of it in time, and I got nervous. So going out is like blood. Is the answer copy? I was on the right track. The I had a thousand page dossier on her because of her suspected moment in communism. Because remember it was the aero and Senator Joseph McCarthy was freaking out about suspected communist government in Hollywood. Remember to check out sixty eight Joe McCarthy and the second red scare it's very good. As a result of the FBI Intel movie studio bosses placed her on the Hollywood blacklist her final screenplay was the fan and nineteen forty-nine adaptation of Oscar Wilde's lady Windermere's fan..
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville
"A senior Trump campaign official was directed to contact stone ahead of the two thousand sixteen election to see what other leaks about Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee were coming from WikiLeaks. Roger stone was released later Friday on a two hundred fifty thousand dollar bond and spoke to the press, I will plead not guilty to these charges. Politically motivated investigation. Motivations. Roger stone will be arraigned on Tuesday stone in Donald Trump share unique history both were heavily influenced by the infamous attorney ROY Cohn who served as a chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy during the red scare in the nineteen fifties and would later become a leading mob. Attorney ROY Colin represented Donald Trump for years, and once claimed Trump considered him to be his best friend where it Cohen is the subject of a new documentary here at the Sundance film festival titled where's my ROY Cohn. I spoke to the film's director Matt turn our on Sunday. I began by asking him to explain who Roger stone is and his connection to ROY Cohn. Could you as a protege of ROY Cohn? Here's something in common with Donald Trump other than being a friend and often on political advisor, Donald Trump Trump for both the proteges of ROY Cohn their origins in politics, and it really in all of the way they deal with life and business come from the same place, and that's the late cone. So before we go to the late. Roy m Cohen talk about your feelings on Friday on that day that that began with a raid of Roger stone's house and just who Roger stone. Roger stone is a political dirty trickster whose methods and persona really dovetail with an Prestage of the Trump administration their cut from the same cloth. And again, they had the same mentor kid overstate the importance of this comes from the dirty pool. Climbed of illegitimate political world that ROY Cohn. Personified Richard Nixon. Toiled in Donald Trump is the kind of delayed reemergence of this dirty pool. Transactional type of politics that now really is verging on to type of fascism that I think has been incipient in our Republic for a long time, but has emerged and the point of the film is that the seeds for this were planted long ago, and ROY Cohn was a major sewer of those seats. Let's go to a clip of Roger stone from your film talking in the same way, you're talking interestingly about ROY Cohen, Donald Trump, and well, Roger stone himself. Roy would always be offensive.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on Progressive Talk 1350 AM
"Normal. I'm happy to be smart while I'm on your on your show, your appreciate and thanks for the time. These these terms socialism, communism, their powerful terms, and they get people who don't know anything. You know to to react react act. Yeah. They're just ridiculous. I've I've got a brother is a firefighter in the city of Los Angeles. And. Hill ill. And I will talk and help him. And the first thing that comes up oftentimes is White House. How how socializing going on out communism gone on neither firefighter that works? The city of LA and he works. He he's he's in a union, but he hates unions. It's unbeliev-. I love my brother, but he can be knucklehead and. We've got a we've got a grandmother we've got a grandmother who back in the fifty. She she protested for mine-strike in the in the early fifties. They made a movie out of it. It's called it was called the salt of the earth, abide by one of the Hollywood gates Bieber medical leave his name was and and after this after this strike took place. I mean, the big jail in New Mexico have distract took place. Senator Joseph McCarthy and the other knuckle draggers ended up calling all of the people that were in the strike. You know, calling them communists. So, you know, my grandmother, and and all the women they were protesting for the men because the men the men were blocked out. They couldn't they couldn't strike, but the women were were in their stead. They were taking their plates, and they were walking the picket line, and she ended up being called a communist now not by name, but has a group. I, you know. I mean, these Patrick these are powerful terms. I wrote it down you said it. He's a powerful terms, and they are because people have been brainwashed. Patrick people have been brainwashed communism. Bad socialism bad, by the way. I agree communism. Socialism bad. But at least, I know why at least I can articulate a basis as to why I don't like this stuff the problem for so many is they don't know what social has Mizuno Noah communism is. And so my my remedy to. It's a challenge him on and say you throw in these words around come on. Hey, Rudy Giuliani said it was such a genius genius genius. Tell me what these terms mean. And since you now know what they need. You can say, you're wrong, intrusive. I just telling me dude, his associate these are knowable things Patrick. I appreciate the call time is getting very tight on us. I gotta leave it there. But these are knowable things socialism. Communism. I'm not the only person walking this planet. That knows what these terms mean. You can look on the internet. There's all kinds of information. Anyone can know this stuff these are knowable things. But so many people just don't wanna know they run around thinking, they know this stuff, I'm trying to get your smarter. That's not working. Maybe we'll see you're on hold. You're next with Justice is served the Norman Goldman show, man. He Bill Maher. How are you today? Norman. Let me ask you a question who's a liberal who's a conservative in? How do you tell the difference? I.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"Said he ran off from him and a friend as the locked at rank in lake park last weekend. Ian rates said he couldn't catch up with his son gastonia fire chief, Phil Welch said. The body was found in a creek a little more than a mile east of that park by a searcher walking down the middle of the creek. He said the area had been searched previously by drones ATV's on foot. FBI agents says the investigation continues in police say one year old west Texas, girl, whose eyes and mouth were glued shut has been released from a hospital as her father faces allegations he attacked her the girl and her two siblings were placed in child protective services all three were at thorough Desa home when police responded to a domestic disturbance earlier this month a twenty nine year old Johnny Lee Carter remains jailed in El Paso. Charge of injury to a child causing serious injury. Cops say he suspected of beating and choking the one year old and using glue to shut her eyes and mouth co founder of an opposition research firm that hired a former British spy to investigate President Trump's potential. Russia ties is declining to speak with a Republican led congressional probe. An attorney for Glenn Simpson of fusion GPS says his client won't participate because he thinks allies of the president leading that investigation of slandered and misrepresented testimony of witnesses who have spoken behind closed doors. Joshua. Levy also compares the probe led by representatives. Bob Goodlatte and Trey Goudy to the treacherous tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy, which he used during his anti-communist hearings in the fifties. Now Glenn Simpson's. Previously sat for three congressional interviews as part of investigations into Russian election interference and the two thousand sixteen campaign, President Trump postponed a Thursday meeting to discuss the tenure of deputy. Attorney general rod Rosenstein that to avoid interference with the cavenaugh Senate hearing, President Trump said he liked to keep the Justice Department's number two official after Rosenstein denied he suggested secretly taping the president, but Republican congressman Jim Jordan wants Rosenstein out. He says he has answers that he says he has questions that need to be answered there's important questions. He.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"Protective services, all three were at their Odessa home. When police responded to a domestic disturbance earlier this month a twenty nine year old Johnny Lee Carter remains jailed in El Paso on a charge of injury to a child causing serious injury. Cops say he suspected of. Beating and then choking the one year old and using glue to shut her eyes and mouth co-founder of an opposition research firm that hired a former British spy to investigate President Trump's potential. Russia ties is declining to speak with a Republican led congressional probe. An attorney for Glenn Simpson of fusion GPS says his client won't participate because he thinks allies of the president leading that investigation of slandered misrepresented testimony of witnesses who have spoken behind closed doors. Joshua Levy also compares the probe led by representatives. Bob Goodlatte and Trey Goudy to the treacherous tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy, which he used during his anti-communist hearings in the fifties. Now Glenn Simpson. Previously sat for three congressional interviews as part of investigations into Russian election interference and the two thousand sixteen campaign, President Trump postponed a Thursday meeting to discuss the tenure deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein that to avoid interference with the cavenaugh Senate. Hearing President Trump said he'd like to keep the Justice Department's number two official after Rosenstein denied he suggested secretly taping the president, but Republican congressman Jim Jordan wants Rosenstein out. He says he has answers that he says he has questions that need to be answered there's important questions. He needs to answer. I mean, remember this is this is the guy who wrote the memo for firing calling me. This is the guy who hired Bob Mueller. This is the guy who signed the third renewal on Carter page. This is the guy who's according to Fox News..
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on KOMO
"Using if you have one bailable and air purifier high efficiency air purifier filter is helpful. Avoid doing things that. Create other, sources of pollution and some of those sources include lawnmowers, and even your Vacuum cleaner and really the, trouble here is. The ball the fine particles in there if you, think you might even have a problem or you might have to spend some. Time outside you can head to the hardware store get yourself one. Of those, masks that will. Filter a good chunk of that stuff out investigators say they are still hopeful they'll find the. Person who killed ten year old Lindsey bomb nearly a decade ago komo's Keith Eldridge says tips continue to come in this case is eating, away agrees harbor county sheriff Rick Scott he wants it solved who kidnapped and killed ten year old Lindsey bomb, mccleary she was snatched from, the street as she walked a few blocks back home. From. A friend's home her remains were found in. A remote area of eastern Washington. We've only had a now we have point. Be being eastern Washington so trying to look, at that information that was gathered to. See if there's any connection between harbor county and Kittitas county sheriff says each day. Gets them closer as they check on hundreds of tips and thousands of pages of investigation but so far No arrests, Lindsay's mom Melissa, also, desperately wants. The killer Lindsay's in heaven I only take comfort in knowing she's with my. Mother who she never had the chance to meet she died the year before Lindsey was born there's, a sign in mccleary that used to say have you seen. Me now says do you. Know who murdered me there's a thirty. Five thousand dollar reward for anyone who can answer that question President Donald Trump is comparing the special counsel investigation to McCarthyism saying Robert Muller made the late Senator Joseph McCarthy quote look like a baby Washington democratic congressman Adam Smith tells, CNN it's delusional To say that I mean look the president. Feels that he should never be questioned we've seen, that over and over again Trump's reference was to Senator Joseph McCarthy's indiscriminate and damage damaging allegations. Of communism in the nineteen fifties. He was complaining about a New York Times story. That is White House counsel Don Mcgann has been cooperating with the special counsel team investigating Russian. Election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign scientists and veterinarians are, keeping an, eye on. The sick orca known as j fifty and they. Say they have noticed some slight improvement in her condition the observers say they saw her actively socializing. With their pod over the weekend she did. Kind of fall behind at one point but was, eventually able to catch up with, their mom and a brother near? San Juan island the experts wanna get the orca a second dose of. Antibiotics threw, a dart injection if that fails they plan to use what they call a colored needle to deliver the medication, it's now nine forty at, komonews time to head over to the komo's Sports desk and of course, we. Want to check up on the Mariners who've managed to tie this. Game up, with, the Houston Astros they are in the bottom of. The seventh two outs got a runner, on second in that game is tied, at four piece, of matters because the Mariners went into the. Night head above hind rather of the Houston Astros who lead the AL west. By four and a half games so they're trying to close that gap, a win tonight brings it down to three and a half games get some a little closer to, the AL wildcard spot as. Well and that was more sports let's check in with Tom glasco. For the folks who cover college football very highly of the twentieth eighteen Washington. Huskies here's more from komo's Bill Swartz Associated Press, members have Washington ranked number six in the first preseason college football poll the dog show up. And number five in the football. Foundation writers of America survey you dub season opening. Opponent Auburn is number nine in both of those polls the huskies and Tigers meet in Atlanta's. Chick-fil-A kickoff game September first coverage starts at seven AM on KOMO news Sore from that AP poll Stanford checks in at thirteen SC fifteen Oregon is at twenty four thank you can make a case John Ryan the, best punter in Seahawks history released by the team today and very classy exit from John. Via social media wishing him the best. Little doubt he'll end up on another NFL roster sooner rather than, later the Seattle play preseason game number three in Minneapolis against the. Vikings on Friday more sports. In thirty minutes right here on your home of the huskies KOMO news, I'm Tom Glasgow business isn't you sit at. A desk day sit at a desk you have sales reports they have book. Reports you need supplies they need supplies business is a lot like school that's. Why your small business should.
Taliban kidnaps more than 100 bus passengers
"About what One hundred fifty people. Reported to have been kidnapped after Taliban militants launched an ambush on three buses the passengers travelling. From Afghanistan's Takhar, province to the capital. Kabul. To meet their families for the festival of evil other, when Taliban fighters abducted them a local official said security forces had managed to rescue most. Of. The passengers though more than twenty people were still being held hostage one of the released passengers said the. Taliban were trying to find out whether soldiers our government officials were traveling on the buses they. Have stopped the incident comes the morning after the Afghan president. Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional three months, ceasefire with the Taliban let's BBC correspondent on barrage on at the.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"From townhall dot com Attackers apart shots at a security booth. Outside the US, embassy in Turkey's capital. US. Officials say no one was hurt President Donald Trump is, pushing back against a story that says the White House counsel has given hours of testimony. To. The special counsel investigating Russian election meddling President Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don Mcgann isn't. Iraq in the series of Sunday morning tweets Trump responded to a New York Times report that. Mcgann has cooperated extensively in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation providing. Thirty hours of testimony in three interviews, over the past nine months Trump says he's allowed Mcgann and others. To testify saying I didn't have to I have nothing to hide from. Calls Muller's investigation McCarthyism at its worst a reference to the indiscriminate allegations made by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the nineteen fifties in an effort to expose communists. Ben Thomas Washington about one hundred fifty people are. Reported to have been kidnapped after Taliban militants launched an amber New Sean. Three. Buses the passengers travelling from Afghanistan's Takhar province to the, capital Kabul to meet families for the festival of evil other when Taliban fighters of the. Of. Them a local official said security forces had managed to rescue most of the passengers though more than. Twenty people were still being held hostage one of the released passengers said the Taliban were trying. To find out whether soldiers our government officials were traveling on. The buses they had stopped the incident, comes the morning after the Afghan president Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional. Three months ceasefire with the Taliban let's BBC correspondent on barrage on at. The Rajon and buses carrying nearly ninety elderly South Koreans who crossed the northern border today to spend three days with long lost relatives for whom they've been. Separated since the.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on WDTK The Patriot
"News this hour from townhall dot com I Gordon President Trump pushing back against the story that the White House counsels given hours of testimony to the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling President Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don Mcgann isn't. A rat in a series of Sunday morning tweets Trump responded to a New York Times report. That Mcgann has cooperated extensively in special counsel Robert Muller's investigation. Providing thirty hours of testimony in three, interviews over the past nine months Trump says he's allowed Mcgann and. Others to testify saying I didn't have to I have nothing to hide. From calls Muller's investigation McCarthyism at its worst a reference to the indiscriminate allegations made by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the nineteen fifties in, an effort to expose communists. Ben Thomas Washington a strong magnitude six point, nine, earthquake has cut power. Across the Indonesia nine Leblond, and toppled buildings it hit hit late Sunday one of multiple powerful earthquakes. And no word on any casualties or injuries it. Was Virtual repeat of the joint match involving athletes from the north and south during the Winter Olympics in. Peppy, worry but without the gloves parkas and for hats athletes paraded side-by-side Saturday night in matching. Uniforms behind the unification flying carried by a competitor from south. Korea North Korea the two countries still, technically at war after their nineteen fifties conflict ended in an armistice. Are fielding sixty athletes in combined teams in three sports including women's basketball. Along with larger contingents for their respective national squads at the eighteenth Asian Games Rhonda rockstar reporting the Italian engineer who designed the gentlemen, bridge that collapsed and killed. Forty three people warned four decades.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"I President Trump pushing back against a story that the White House counsels given hours of testimony to the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling President Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don Mcgann isn't a rat in the series of Sunday. Morning tweets Trump responded to a New York Times report that Mcgann has cooperated extensively in special. Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation providing thirty hours of testimony in three. Interviews over the past nine months Trump, says he's allowed Mcgann and others to testify saying I didn't have. To I have nothing to hide from calls Muller's investigation McCarthyism at its. Worst a reference to the indiscriminate allegations made by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the nineteen fifties in an effort to expose communists Ben Thomas, Washington a strong magnitude six. Point nine earthquake has cut power across the, Indonesia nine Leblond balk and toppled. Buildings it hit hit late, Sunday one of multiple powerful earthquakes and no word on any casualties or. Injuries it was a virtual repeat of the. Joint Involving athletes from the north. And south during the Winter Olympics in February but without the gloves parkas and for hats athletes. Paraded side-by-side Saturday night in matching uniforms behind the unification flag. Kerry by a competitor from South Korea, and North Korea the two countries still technically at war after their. Nineteen fifties conflict ended in an armistice are fielding sixty athletes and combined. Teams in three sports including women's basketball along with larger contingents for their respective national squads at the eighteenth Asian Games Rhonda rockstar reporting, the Italian engineer who designed. The gentleman bridge that collapsed and killed forty, three people warned four decades ago. That.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"News this hour from townhall dot com Michael Harrington President Trump is pushing back against. The story that the White House counsel has given hours of. Testimony to the special counsel investigating Russian, election meddling President Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don Mcgann. Isn't a rat in a series of Sunday morning tweets Trump responded to. A New York Times report that Mcgann has cooperated extensively in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation providing thirty hours of testimony in three interviews, over the past nine months Trump says he's allowed Mcgann and others to testify saying I didn't have to I have nothing to hide. From calls Muller's investigation McCarthyism at its, worst a reference to the indiscriminate allegations made by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the. Nineteen fifties in an effort to expose communists Ben Thomas Washington a strong earthquake, has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok. Today just as it tries to recover from an. Earlier quick that killed hundreds the US Geological Survey, measured the quake which was Centered in the northeast of the toys island at magnitude six point three with a depth of four miles it. Was. Felt on the neighboring island of Bali and was preceded a few minutes earlier by magnitude five point four. Quake also in lumberjacks northeast and Associated Press reporter on number six said the tremor caused landslides. On the slopes of Johnny and panic in villages the shaking. Toppled motorcycles and there was damage to, buildings in semblance subdistrict including a community hold that collapsed I'm Zaria. Shaklee the Trump administration says with the economy booming conserving oil is no. Longer a pressing economic imperative for the US the administration's position in a memo supporting proposal to relax fuel mileage standards on the cars, that Americans by the small Greek island of Tinos will become a first in the Mediterranean today to.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on KTRH
"By the, way our next guest on, life liberty and LeVine on Sunday On the Fox News channel will be retired Lieutenant Colonel Allen west see what he's up, to what he thinks about, events that are taking place He's, he's really a scholar to he reads enormous amount he reads books about philosophy and so forth. You read my, books so he's a fascinating man. And I wanted to catch up with him and I think you can really enjoy the interview I'm. Donna yet but I, think you're gonna die I think I'm going to all right presidential press conference They started in a way would Woodrow Wilson He had the first one but it wasn't the kind of event you. See today not a free wheeling press conference And you can, look at the White House history dot org site for what I'm about to tell you And they say the president Kennedy stands midway between presidents Wilson and Obama With seven presidents before him and nine following. Him of course there's now, ten in the, period preceding the Kennedy presidency the rules covering press conferences favored the president The sessions were off the record events from Woodrow Wilson through Harry Truman the president said something he believed unwise he could alter the. Quote president, Truman for example was able to back away from a comment about. Senator Joseph McCarthy that he made in March thirty nineteen fifty, at a press conference, Truman said I think the greatest asset that. The Kremlin has has Senator McCarthy one of the reporters commented that the, president's observation what quote hip page one tomorrow chew and realized he'd better soften the statement he worked with the reporters and allowed the following as direct quotation quote the greatest asset that. The Kremlin has is the partisan attempt in the Senate to sabotage. The bipartisan farm, policy of, the United States When, the rules, governing press conferences were off the record chief executives held them from once or twice a week in fact Calvin Coolidge who held the. Most press, conferences for the number of years he was in office had five. Hundred twenty one sessions or an average of ninety three year, but once they went, on the record in the Eisenhower administration the. Numbers dropped drastically now they had to take time preparing for the sessions, and then be careful what they said when answering questions Eisenhower and Kennedy respectively had twenty four and twenty three press conferences a year The first televised press, conference was held January nineteen thousand nine hundred fifty five. President Eisenhower, came into the Indian treaty room I ruined with Porcu sticks and limited. Seating and announce the experiment that they were about to be part of in fact television made. An enormous difference in the significance of press conferences and presidential, publicity it has been. A disturbing influence presidents have made mistakes though only rarely but the sessions have been an enormous. Resource for presidents as they seek explain policy and themselves to the public and it goes on The press conference Is not for the press The press conference is for the American people The press today. Claim to be many things including our representatives The press are. Not our representatives because for the most part they take sides For the most part we know what, side they take The purpose of the press conference isn't. To give a so-called, reporter for a so-called news outlet The opportunity to disrupt it To disrupt it I can remember when that reporter for the daily caller believe his name was Neil Munro All the press the gaggle was. There Obama was there. Nobody ever interrupted Obama nobody. Ever raised their voice and he did he interrupted his voice Obama spoke down to him And the other. Press in the room. Told him to be quiet I don't remember the press circling the ragged round him The purpose of a press conference Is not for the press In fact the purpose of a free press is not for the press It's for the citizenry To know what their government is. Doing among other things We cannot know what our government is doing when you have individuals like Jim Acosta or others had CNN and perhaps others at other news agencies Who are abusing the process.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on State of the Union with Jake Tapper
"So that's a little bit refreshing point is uniquely american not that he's expressing support for trump but nobody nobody let's be told what to think or do and i think is more about the power of celebrity and now exactly the point wanted this john john james fellow west point grad running for senate in michigan african american very several republican you have two african americans aren't monolithic in their political views i think that's expressing last last my kids are going to roll their eyes at me but who cares what kind of support you know clearly the president cares i think he's very excited that he has a celebrity endorsing him other than scott bay thirty nine all right thanks one and all appreciate it a political take down a drunken car crash i could be talking about the headlines this week but i'm not i'll explain next with us you've heard of game of thrones and i'm sure you heard of the sport basketball well now you can see the mashed together in a call tune it's game of those only on bleacher ripple back washington dc home to conspiracy theories and sex scandals and backroom deals political shakedown secret societies it's nothing new of course take yourself back to the nineteen fifties that's what i try to do in my new political thriller the hellfire club which hit shelves on tuesday the book is fiction the heroes of the novel or an invented freshman world war two hero congressman and his strong zoologist wife but there's a lot of real history packed into the novel for your political junkies it takes place in nineteen fifty four the height of the red scare when senator joseph mccarthy was at the pinnacle of his power lying and smearing his fellow americans mccarthy's a prominent character in the book along with senator margaret chase smith the first woman to serve in both houses of congress and senator lyndon johnson the kennedys roy cohn mccarthy's chief counsel who went on to serve as a lawyer and mentor to donald trump they say history doesn't repeat itself but a rhymes i heard a lot of rhyming when i did research for this book themes that repeat themselves today whether about the washington swat.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on KOMO
"The the thing his name of them in the the the first like we'll get to the forecast in a couple of minutes what strict some other things at thirteen past the hour this friday february nine eighteen 95 the game of menton it was created by william g morgan these days we call but volleyball relies to run for a couple of hours but anyway we kandiah this is to remind us that in nineteen '09 the first forestry school was incorporated in kent ohio nineteen forty two year round daylight saving time went into effect those wartime to save energy to fight the nazis we are also fighting the japanese that's guadalcanal march from richard rogers victory at sea this day in 1943 the battle of guadalcanal ended within the american victory over japanese forces 1960 the first star was placed on the hollywood walk of fame whose joanne woodward is paul newman she got the ir 1971 satchel page became the first negro league player to be voted into the baseball hall of fame this day in 1950s senator joseph mccarthy who had no shame accused the state department of being filled with communist while he was right about alger hiss and the number one song that day was by the andrew sisters oh can i read that on law duma of your ram garage and dream kid i was number one for four weeks and those are some of the things that happened on past february nights and it's fifteen past the hour meteorologist deemed divorce winner is really making a comeback around the great lakes in in the northeast indeed having good morning we've gone a major winter storm that's affecting chicago ended detroit already this morning chicago's had several inches already hides just starting in detroit the already got a couple of inches on the ground all those areas six ten inches maybe a foot and some of those areas now it's it's a it's a widestripe if you look at it on the map but in terms of geography and in population not a lotta people are gonna get hit by this this is going to miss the major eastern seaboards but we got another storm for this week evan that's going to gather in the same place and then kinda run up along the eastern seaboard this is going to bring mostly rain to places like dc and philly in new york and boston but dingo inland and the gets mixed.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Get a lot i hope bob and i really believe that bob corker is going to do the right big also yes go ahead the president speaking to reporters on the south on at the white house before heading to dallas texas for a series of fundraisers tonight meanwhile more on senator jeff flake in an se titled enough the arizona republican continued his attacks this morning on the president is you her just a moment ago and as we talked about yesterday senator flake will not be seeking a second term he wrote in the post quote as our political culture seems every day to plumbed new depths of indecency we must stand up and speak out and he began his peace reading about joseph welch it was on june 9th 1954 during the mccarthy hearings that attorney welsh asked the committee if he could make a point of personal privilege at the time he was the chief counsel for the us army lat earned look look england era no otto the point of her opponent aren't you won't look good that was june 9th 1954 senator flake in the washington post essay today said joseph welch reawakened the contents of the country in added we face just such a time now this morning the arizona republican appeared on cbs this morning nor o'donnell posing the following question why are you comparing prices trump to senator joseph mccarthy all this was a time when visuals mccarthy of got on her a couple of years that a lot of damage and nobody was willing to speak up seven simply let go through there were a few things a few voices were raised but until this time until this hearing whether chief counsel off for the army joseph welch her actually stood up here no decency sir that that really turn things around and at that point the vote was part of a threshold that i guess we have to get to and things changed after that people spoke out and joe's macarthur was not able to do what he did before what's remarkable that listening to your speech yesterday in reading your off at is that you're not just expressing her opinion you seemed to be trying to ignite a movement he he right it is time to take a stand against trump if he is dangerous to democracy as you say should he be.
"senator joseph mccarthy" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"The weather will make it a tough commute today a little bit of a lag effect in terms of flooding so even though the heaviest downpours tend to move in and out pretty quickly obviously the water rises and a has nowhere to go in spot so don't drive through flood waters the flood advisories up for some spots until nine am and then a flash flood watch continues to the cape in the islands apm on the heels of a violent monday night in lawrence last night at sunset police reinforced a city ordinance that bans congregating in public without permission lawrence mayor dan rivera appeared on night side with dan ray and spoke about the man who died after he was shot and crashed his car into a utility pole and three other men who were shot and wounded at a park there were no innocent bystanders here this for people involved in the drug trade mary barra says every urban city across the nation is battling the opioid crisis in some manner or another republican senator jeff flake of arizona says he has no regrets about saying president trump has debased politics with his roughshod style and social media broadside flake side of the 1950s era of senator joseph mccarthy who smear tactics alleging communist infiltration ultimately led to his center on cbs this morning flake said i hope or not reaching a tipping point you seemed to be saying to your fellow republicans if you do not speak out now this is so serious that you are complicit in the actions of the press oh i do think that the longer we go more this behavior is normalized that is a problem we can't allow our dialogue to continue to corset so i think the longer we wait serve it more likely that that is already i think we're seeing the effects of this new era asked if he thought president trump should be declared unfit for office flake said the voters made their choice he was elected fair and square in this morning president trump is tweeting quote jeff flake with an eighteen percent approval rating in arizona said a lot of my colleagues have spoken out really they just gave me a standing ovation the president is referring to a closeddoor lunch he had would gop senators yesterday on capitol hill to discuss tax reform wbz news time nine oh threetime for traffic and weather together the subaru retailers of new england allwheel drive traffic.