Owen Lattimore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This isn't revisionism. McCarthy, like the blovating **** he was - accused an innocent man of being a communist spy and then had to eat his words. I'm not surprised you'd stick up for him though. Anything to be an ignorant contrarian right apdst?In March 1950, in executive session of the Tydings Committee, Joseph McCarthy accused Lattimore of being the top Soviet agent, either in the US, in the State Department, or both. The committee, chaired by Senator Millard Tydings, was investigating McCarthy's claims of widespread Soviet infiltration of the State Department. When the accusation was leaked to the press, McCarthy backed off from the charge that Lattimore was a spy but continued the attack in public session of the committee and in speeches.