Senator Joe McCarthy

Senator Joe McCarthy

by Richard H. Rovere
     
 


"The definitive job, and I can't imagine what else there is to say about him."—Walter Lippman

"This is an appraisal without apology. If its judgments are uncompromising, they are also given without rancor, indeed with an air of almost sympathetic curiosity about the phenomenon that was McCarthy. . . . It is no surprise that [Rovere's] book is a vividly

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"The definitive job, and I can't imagine what else there is to say about him."—Walter Lippman

"This is an appraisal without apology. If its judgments are uncompromising, they are also given without rancor, indeed with an air of almost sympathetic curiosity about the phenomenon that was McCarthy. . . . It is no surprise that [Rovere's] book is a vividly written, sophisticated recreation of a political episode whose manic qualities already begin to seem unbelievable."—Anthony Lewis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520204720
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/12/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
1,133,865
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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