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Demagogue : the life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy / Larry Tye.

Tye, Larry, (author.).

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Summary:

"The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently-unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 MCCARTHY 2020 (Text) 33892100698449 Adult New Books Book None 07/30/2020 Checked out 12/21/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328959720
  • ISBN: 1328959724
  • Physical Description: 597 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- A Joe McCarthy chronology -- Author's note -- Coming alive -- Senator who? -- An ism is born -- Bully's pulpit -- Behind closed doors -- The body count -- The enablers -- Too big to bully -- The fall -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently-unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 > Influence.
Anti-communist movements > United States > History.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Subversive activities > United States > History > 20th century.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political.
Genre: Biographies.

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