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A history lesson: Joe McCarthy and communism in America

An expert on the American Communist Movement, Harvey Klehr gives a talk on Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy and communist subversion in America during the Cold War era on Wednesday Nov. 2 on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus.
“I have here in my hand a list of names,” Joe McCarthy is famously quoted as saying in the 1950s. The senator from Wisconsin is well storied in the history books as the public face symbolizing fears of communist subversion in the U.S. during the Cold War and leading charges that Soviet espionage was widespread […]

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Hickenlooper signs bill creating national cybersecurity center in Colorado Springs

Legislators crowd around Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper as he sits at a table and signs legislation establishing the National Cyber Intelligence Center in Colorado Springs. Shown in the photo are state Rep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, immediately behind the governor, Sen. Owen Hill, R-Colorado Springs, Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, Rep. Dan Nordberg, R-Colorado Springs and Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs. (Michael McGrady/The Colorado Statesman)
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation on the steps of the El Pomar Center Friday at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. At a bill signing ceremony crowded with state legislators and other high ranking officals, he jotted his signature on an act establishing Colorado’s formal push to become a national leader in cybersecurity. House […]

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