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What do you mean?
I thought he was the worst scum on earth, an outrage to
the country, and how come everybody was so--lacked enough guts to do
What was Henry Luce's attitude, from what you could tell?
Oh, he was against him, too. But Harry would get
confused, because Harry was anti-communist. So while he knew that
Joe was the worst, Joe was anti-communist. Joe was saying there were
communists in the State Department. Harry thought that the State
Department had lost China, so he had, not mixed feelings, but
contradictory views about the situation. I think he felt that he
didn't want--he was hoping that the destruction of McCarthy could be
done without admitting that there wasn't some sort of a communist
something going on. After all, he had had the direct experience of
communism through the Chamber issue, and the fact that, you know,
even we had been fairly well infiltrated by communists right after
the war, too.
“We” meaning Time, Inc.?
Time, Inc., yes.
Who are you referring to?
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