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Chapter 1 | The Poison Squad

Watch a preview of The Poison Squad.

Chapter 1 | The Poison Squad

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'The Poison Squad' tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley.

Trailer | The Poison Squad | American Experience

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The Poison Squad

Harvey Wiley recruited volunteers to test the effects of chemical preservatives in food.

The Poison Squad

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Dr. Harvey Wiley: Father of Pure Food

During his time at the USDA, Dr. Harvey Wiley grew concerned about food safety and purity.

Dr. Harvey Wiley: Father of Pure Food

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Langston Hughes on Trial

Author Langston Hughes was called before Sen. McCarthy’s Subcommittee on Investigations.

Langston Hughes on Trial

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Margaret Chase Smith

Senator Margaret Chase Smith was the first senator to stand up to Joseph McCarthy.

Margaret Chase Smith

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McCarthyism: Anatomy of an Investigation

McCarthy declared to Congress that scholar Owen Lattimore was a "top Russian spy."

McCarthyism: Anatomy of an Investigation

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Teaser | McCarthy | American Experience

The rise and fall of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who led a Cold War crusade against Communists.

Teaser | McCarthy | American Experience

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Joseph McCarthy: Senator of Anti-Communism

The McCarthy hearings are now emblematic of the 1950s "Red Scare."

Joseph McCarthy: Senator of Anti-Communism

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Trailer | McCarthy | American Experience

the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, who led a Cold War crusade against Communists.

Trailer | McCarthy | American Experience

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Chapter 1 | McCarthy

Watch the opening scene of McCarthy.

Chapter 1 | McCarthy

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Roy Cohn: Chief Counsel for McCarthy

Senator Joseph McCarthy hired Roy Cohn in 1953 as Chief Counsel.

Roy Cohn: Chief Counsel for McCarthy