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In his book about working with Ed Murrow on "See It Now" for CBS, Fred
Friendly says,
"We never did find any tape or film of McCarthy's famous 1950 Wheeling
speech..."

That was in 1954. If they couldn't find it then, it seems even less likely
that anything exists today.

John Ross
Northwest Folklife
Seattle

At 02:19 PM 1/29/2004, you wrote:
>Does anyone know if a recorded copy exists of Joseph McCarthy's 2-9-50
>speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, the one where he criticizes the State
>Department?
>
>I've been looking everywhere but can't seem to find a copy. Any help
>gratefully appreciated.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Neal Lavon,Director
>English Programs Division
>Voice of America
>Washington, D.C. 20237
>202-619-0112