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THE UNIVERSAL ARCHIVES
Washington, 9 June 1954
1. Senator McCarthy in hearing
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Joseph McCarthy, Senator
"I get the impression, while you are quite an actor, you play for a laugh. I don't think you have any conception of the danger of the communist threat."
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Joseph Welch, Lawyer
"Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness. If it were in my power to forgive you for your reckless cruelty, I would do so. I like to think I'm a gentile man but your forgiveness will have to come from somewhere other than me."