American Experience

Margaret Chase Smith

Clip: Season 32 Episode 1 | 1m 17s

Senator Margaret Chase Smith asked Senator Joseph McCarthy for evidence to support his allegations of communists in the State Department, but he ignored her requests. In June 1950, Smith delivered a Declaration of Conscience against "the selfish political exploitation of fear, bigotry, ignorance and intolerance. "

Aired: 01/06/20

Rating: NR

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