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The McLure Hotel in Wheeling

On February 9, 1950, U. S. Senator Joe McCarthy launched his anti-communist crusade in Wheeling.

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U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy launches his anti-communism crusade in Wheeling
Joe McCarthy's Speech in Wheeling
Excerpts From Senate Proceedings on Senator Joe McCarthy's Speech Relating to Communists in the State Department
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On This Day in West Virginia History: February

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