On This Day
in West Virginia History...

The McLure Hotel in Wheeling

On February 9, 1950, U. S. Senator Joe McCarthy launched his anti-communist crusade in Wheeling.

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U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy launches his anti-communism crusade in Wheeling
Joe McCarthy's Speech in Wheeling
Excerpts From Senate Proceedings on Senator Joe McCarthy's Speech Relating to Communists in the State Department

On This Day in West Virginia History: February

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