The Year is 1950 ...
Senator Joseph McCarthy gives first speech with
accusations of Communists in U.S.
Korean War begins when North Korea invades South
U.S. immediately offers support of South Korea
and begins Inchon landing to conquer North
Korean military in South Korea.
Internal Security Act passed by Congress to
require registration of Communist organizations
in spite of President Truman's veto.
UN troops recapture Seoul, South Korea.
President Truman almost assassinated by Puerto
China becomes involved in Korean War.
U.S. population increases over 150 million.
Transistor is invented. It becomes the building
block for modern electronics, microchips and
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture