Parent Guide > "Enemies from Within" Speech
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This week in class, we’re reading ""Enemies from Within" Speech" by Senator Joseph McCarthy.
In Senator Joseph McCarthy's "'Enemies from Within' Speech," he condemns the threat of communism and accuses the State Department of communist infiltration.
"How can fear be used to manipulate?" and "How does prejudice emerge?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was ""Enemies from Within" Speech" about?
- What did you learn about Fear & Paranoia?
- What did you learn about Prejudice & Discrimination?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: