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Meet Amazing Americans Leaders & Statesmen George C. Marshall
Editorial cartoon depicting Senator Joseph McCarthy and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
This editorial cartoon comments on the political problems Senator Joseph McCarthy presented to President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Marshall and McCarthyism
Marshall responded to these personal attacks with dignity and honor, even when those he had helped in the past failed to fully support him. When former General Dwight D. Eisenhower was campaigning for president in Wisconsin in 1952, he shared a stage with Senator Joseph McCarthy. Eisenhower planned to deliver a tribute to Marshall's great accomplishments and a defense of his character. However, on the advice of his political aides, Eisenhower deleted the Marshall tribute from his speech. Marshall, in his gracious and honorable way, never held a grudge against his old friend Eisenhower and rarely spoke of the outrageous accusations that had been made against him.
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