6/9/10

McCarthy, Soviet-Portugal, Italy Communism

On this day: June 9

Joseph Welch, special counsel for the U.S. Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during hearings on whether Communism has infiltrated the Army – giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, "You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?" (1954)

Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations (1974)

The congress of the Italian party Proletarian Democracy decides to merge with the Communist Refoundation Party (1991)

b: Robert Klark Graham (1906), Robert McNamara (1916); d: Erich von Manstein (1973)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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