The McCarthy Era in Idaho

Sen. Herman “Little Joe” Welker of Idaho (left) stands with Sens. Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin (center) and John Marshall Butler of Maryland (right) at a Dec. 11, 1951 “testimonial dinner” in Milwaukee. The Singing Senator vs. Little Joe from Idaho.  The short period from 1947 to 1956 may well have been the most tumultuous and[…]