American Experience

McCarthy

Season 32 Episode 1 | 1h 52m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

McCarthy chronicles the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, the Wisconsin senator whose zealous anti-communist crusade would test the limits of American decency and democracy.

Aired: 01/06/20

Expires: 04/22/24

Rating: TV-PG

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