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Chavez Denounced the Tactics of Senator McCarthy

“I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice—and I devoutly hope not a voice in the wilderness—at a time in the history of this body when we seem bent upon placing limitations on the freedom of the individual.” -- Senator Chavez, from the floor of the Senate on May 12, 1950

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