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Arthur J. Goldberg : New Deal liberal

Author: David Stebenne
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a span of four eventful years, from 1961 to 1965, longtime union advocate and liberal stalwart Arthur J. Goldberg won appointments to three of our nation's highest government posts: Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice, and U.S. Representative to the U.N. Here is the first biography of Arthur J. Goldberg, one that investigates this remarkable stretch in Goldberg's public career while offering a stimulating
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Arthur J Goldberg; ArthurJ Goldberg; Arthur J Goldberg; Arthur J Goldberg; Arthur J Goldberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stebenne
ISBN: 0195071050 9780195071054
OCLC Number: 31754309
Description: viii, 539 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Beginnings --
2. The Crucible of Wartime --
3. The Postwar "New Deal" --
4. Containment, Domestic and Foreign --
5. Consensus, Real and Imagined --
6. The Postwar Order Under Stress, Round One --
7. The Postwar Order Under Stress, Round Two --
8. Stalemate --
9. Limited Victory --
10. Rupture --
11. A Time of Troubles --
12. Return to Private Life.
Responsibility: David L. Stebenne.
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An account of the life and career of Arthur J. Goldberg, who played a leading role in American political life from World War II to the end of the 1960s. A prominent figure in the American labour  Read more...

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