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

By: Tye, Larry [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020Description: pages cmISBN: 9781328959720; 1328959724Other title: Life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthySubject(s): McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 | McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 -- Influence | United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography | 1900-1999 | Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Subversive activities -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Biographies. | History. | Biographies.Additional physical formats: Online version:: DemagogueDDC classification: 328.73/092 | B
Contents:
A Joe McCarthy chronology -- 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.
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."--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Joe McCarthy chronology -- 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.

"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."--

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