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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)

Not Rated
TV Movie | 145 min | Biography, Drama

A dramatization of the life of Joe McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for...See moreA dramatization of the life of Joe McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for President. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Feb 6, 1977

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Feb 6, 1977 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Peter Boyle
Joe McCarthy Joe McCarthy   See fewer
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John Forsythe
Paul Cunningham Paul Cunningham   See fewer
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Heather Menzies-Urich
Logan (as Heather Menzies) Logan (as Heather Menzies)   See fewer
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Burgess Meredith
Joseph Welch Joseph Welch   See fewer
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Patricia Neal
Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Sen. Margaret Chase Smith   See fewer
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Jean Stapleton
Mrs. DeCamp Mrs. DeCamp   See fewer
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Philip Abbott
Sen. Scott Lucas Sen. Scott Lucas   See fewer
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Wesley Addy
Middleton Middleton   See fewer
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Ned Beatty
Sylvester Sylvester   See fewer
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Karen Carlson
Jean Kerr Jean Kerr   See fewer
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John Carradine
Wisconsin Farmer Wisconsin Farmer   See fewer
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Charles Cioffi
Logan's Boss Logan's Boss   See fewer
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Andrew Duggan
Dwight Eisenhower Dwight Eisenhower   See fewer
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Henry Jones
Armitage Armitage   See fewer
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Murray Matheson
Publisher Publisher   See fewer
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Tim O'Connor
Librarian Librarian   See fewer
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Alan Oppenheimer
Eisenhower Publicist (as Allan Oppenheimer) Eisenhower Publicist (as Allan Oppenheimer)   See fewer
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Addison Powell
General George C. Marshall General George C. Marshall   See fewer
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Andrew Prine
Peter Parker McNair Gates Peter Parker McNair Gates   See fewer
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John Randolph
Gen. Lampkin Gen. Lampkin   See fewer
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Allan Rich
Ray Jenkins Ray Jenkins   See fewer
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William Schallert
Gen. Zwicker Gen. Zwicker   See fewer
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Simon Scott
Robert Ten Broeck Stevens Robert Ten Broeck Stevens   See fewer
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Robert F. Simon
Drew Pearson Drew Pearson   See fewer
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George Wyner
Roy Cohn Roy Cohn   See fewer
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Lin McCarthy
Sen. Stuart Symington Sen. Stuart Symington   See fewer
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Kelly Jean Peters
Mrs. Sarah Gates Mrs. Sarah Gates   See fewer
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Robert Symonds
President Harry Truman President Harry Truman   See fewer
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Charles Siebert
James Juliana James Juliana   See fewer
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Sam Chew Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy   See fewer
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John Chappell
Sen. Karl Mundt Sen. Karl Mundt   See fewer
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Herb Voland
Sen. Raymond Baldwin Sen. Raymond Baldwin   See fewer
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Edward Anhalt
Sen. Herbert Lehman Sen. Herbert Lehman   See fewer
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Alan Hewitt
Dean Acheson Dean Acheson   See fewer
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Howard Hesseman
Lt. Ted Cantwell Lt. Ted Cantwell   See fewer
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Jack Bannon
Eisenhower Aide Eisenhower Aide   See fewer
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Charles Macaulay
Wm. Roberts Wm. Roberts   See fewer
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Richard M. Dixon
Sen. Richard M. Nixon Sen. Richard M. Nixon   See fewer
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Wallace Rooney
Speaker Speaker   See fewer
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Morgan Upton
Clucas Clucas   See fewer
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George Petrie
Chas. Kraus Chas. Kraus   See fewer
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Dallas Mitchell
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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James O'Connell
Navy Doctor Navy Doctor   See fewer
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Devra Korwin
Divorced Wife Divorced Wife   See fewer
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John Anderson
Gen. George C. Marshall (uncredited) Gen. George C. Marshall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Harks
Office Worker (uncredited) Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Quinn
Congressman (uncredited) Congressman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tovey
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Ohio Reporter (uncredited) Ohio Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 145 votes