“Demagogue: The Life And Long Shadow Of Senator Joe McCarthy” With Author Larry Tye

    When:
    August 20, 2020 @ 2:00 am
    2020-08-20T02:00:00-04:00
    2020-08-20T02:15:00-04:00
    Where:
    Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
    36 Battery Place
    Cost:
    10
    Contact:
    Museum of Jewish Heritage
    646-437-4202

    “Demagogue: The Life And Long Shadow Of Senator Joe McCarthy” With Author Larry Tye

    U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy was one of the most controversial people in 1950s America, championing an anti-communist movement that often gave way to antisemitism. In Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy, bestselling author Larry Tye offers a comprehensive portrait of McCarthy based on the first-ever review of his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings. Join Tye for a discussion of his new book and McCarthy’s complex legacy.