Lester C Hunt & The Fall of McCarthyism

Our current season continues into the 1950s as we take a look at the suicide of Lester C Hunt, a Democratic Senator for Wyoming. Several factors could have led to his ultimate decision to take his own life, including a personal scandal and recent diagnosis of ill health.


Or was it increased pressure from certain politicians whom he had rubbed up the wrong way? Or a combination of all three?


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