Themes of anti-Communism preoccupied the American media from 1947 to 1954. Major topics included the coup in Czechoslovakia, the Korean War, the House Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, the Rosenbergs, and Joseph McCarthy. Identify at least three different articles from the ProQuest Historical Newspapers (New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Christian Science Monitor) written between 1947 and 1954 to see how these events were covered by the media. -Communism and McCarthyism during this period, including examples or quotes from each of the three articles you located. Prepare a 700 to 1,050 word paper in which you address the following: o The differences between anti-Communism and McCarthyism o The perspective from which the media covered anti-Communism and McCarthyism o American foreign policy decisions impacted by anti-Communism o How Americans’ lives changed because of the Red Scare

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