McCarthy_Joseph Quotes (2 quotes)
The McCarthy period came along and many of the other scientists who had been working on these same lines gave up. Probably saying Why should I sacrifice myself? I am a scientist, I am supposed to be working on scientific things, so I dont need to put myself at risk by talking about these possibilities. And I have said that perhaps Im just stubborn I have said I dont like anybody to tell me what to do or to think, except Mrs. Pauling.
The whole apparatus of using loyalty-security hearings for working off personal political spite has been firmly established as a part of our way of life and I do not see anything happening yet to loosen the hold of this machinery on us.