Senator Joe McCarthy

Senator Joe McCarthy

by Richard H. Rovere
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520204727

ISBN-13: 9780520204720

Pub. Date: 04/12/1996

Publisher: University of California Press


The story of Senator Joseph McCarthy's rise to unprecedented power and the decline of his influence is a dramatic one. Richard Rovere documents the process by which a clever, power hungry individual came to mislead and manipulate members of Congress and the American public and to damage countless lives. A new foreword for this edition by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

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The story of Senator Joseph McCarthy's rise to unprecedented power and the decline of his influence is a dramatic one. Richard Rovere documents the process by which a clever, power hungry individual came to mislead and manipulate members of Congress and the American public and to damage countless lives. A new foreword for this edition by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. places the book in historical context and relates it to current issues in American public life.

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ISBN-13:
9780520204720
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/12/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
640,961
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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