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McCarthyism's Cancel Culture

Format: Streaming
Length: 5:22
Grade Level: 9-12+
Closed Captioned

In the 1950s, the Red Scare and the hunt for communists was at its height, driven by Senator Joseph McCarthy. Eventually, he fell from grace, and the witch hunt ended, but not before leading to the canceling of many people's careers.

Discussion Question:

What's the difference between dissent and disloyalty?