In the late 1990s, during the declassification of Venona-related documents from the Soviet archives, a steady stream of information revealed the extent of communist infiltration in the upper echelon of the U.S. government in the wake of the Second World War.
I was a library assistant in Newsweek's Washington bureau. A Newsweek correspondent once confided that a feature story with the working title "Was McCarthy Right?" was under consideration. But for reasons we may never know, Newsweek blinked. Wait for the magazine's review of Evans' book.