Articles Tagged: Sheldon Whitehouse

The resurrection of McCarthyism

In the 1950s, the late, and now infamous, Senator Joseph McCarthy used the fear of communism to gain national recognition by making reckless charges against a wide array of public figures, the film industry, a war hero, and the President of the United States. In the end, his reckless disregard for facts, evidence, common decency, […]

Proudly Honoring the Example of General George C. Marshall

On March 11, 2015, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) sent a letter to Dr. John B. Sheldon, Executive Director of the George C. Marshall Institute, asking how it is that our Institute is named after General George C. Marshall (1880-1959). Senator Whitehouse asked whether we had permission from the Marshall family to use the name of […]

Response of William O’Keefe to Senators Markey, Boxer and Whitehouse on Institute Climate Research

On February 25, 2015, the George C. Marshall Institute, along with 99 other organizations and corporations, received a letter from Senators Edward Markey (D-MA), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) requesting information about payments made by the Institute to scientists for their research and details about our funders.   Their letter was widely seen as an […]

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