No sense of decency
I can't imagine why, but I felt called to write about the history of publicly televised Congressional hearings in Washington. Also, 7 other things worth knowing today.
Another day—another moment in history! Sixty-eight years ago today was the 30th and most famous day of the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington, DC.
While the hearings are remembered as the comeuppance of Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy, on paper they focused on a very narrow topic:
McCarthy and his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, were accused of inappropriatel…