Unformatted text preview: Because it was believed that the recipe for the atomic bomb had been stolen by an American communist, there was already a “witch-hunt” being conducted, McCarthy’s accusations just added fuel to the fire. However, the accusations could also be deemed inappropriate. There were already so many more issues that needed to be dealt with the accusations were completely uncalled for. With the communist take over in Russia and China, the United States was already working towards being conservative; President Truman restarted the HUAC to help calm the American people....
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- Spring '10
- Cold War, Joseph McCarthy, communist sympathizers