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The autobiography of Leverett Saltonstall : Massachusetts Governor, U.S. Senator, and Yankee Icon

Author: Leverett Saltonstall; Edward Weeks
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fascinating autobiography, the late Massachusetts Governor and Senator Leverett Saltonstall shares stories from a political career that spanned nearly five decades-from the Massachusetts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leverett Saltonstall; Leverett Saltonstall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leverett Saltonstall; Edward Weeks
ISBN: 9781442251434 1442251433
OCLC Number: 909925654
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to the 2015 edition --
Growing up in politics --
Scandals, law and legislation --
Eight years as House Speaker --
The sweet and sour of being governor --
Joining America's "most select club" --
Committees, filibusters and debates --
Overseeing the CIA and censuring McCarthy --
Working with John F. Kennedy --
"If I was of any help ... I am glad."
Other Titles: Salty
Responsibility: Leverett Saltonstall as told to Edward Weeks ; introduction by Richard E. Byrd III.

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