Testimony IV

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Speech of Senator Joe McCarthy" (2 copies)

  2. Date: May 9, 1955
    Speaker/Author: Joe McCarthy
    Audience: United States Senate
    Content: Urging Congress to support American defense of Quemoy and the Matsus. Giving reasons why these islands are crucial to the defense of Formosa against Communist aggression. Purporting that the administration is trying to set up a surrender of the islands by trying to convince the American public that they were never important to the defense of Formosa.
     
  3. "Prepared for Delivery in the United States Senate"

  4. Date: November 10, 1954
    Speaker/Author: Joe McCarthy
    Audience: United States Senate
    Content: Asserting that the present motion of censure aimed against him (McCarthy) has been brought about by tireless efforts of the Communist party and its unknowing dupes (Watkins Committee). Purporting that a successful action of censure will be a decided victory for the Communist cause.
     
  5. "Speech of Senator Joe McCarthy." (3 copies, 1 copy with doodles on the cover page)

  6. Date: May 19, 1954
    Speaker/Author: Joe McCarthy
    Audience: United States Senate
    Content: Criticizing the transport of "conventional weapons" by U.S. allies to Communist bloc countries. Criticizing the U.S. administration's refusal to inform the Senate what exactly is being transported. Proposing that the U.S. deny its allies any financial support as long as they continue to ship goods to Communist nations.