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Carter Glass : a biography

Author: Rixey Smith; Norman Beasley
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Longmans, Green and Co., 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Smith, Rixey, 1892-
Carter Glass.
New York, Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co., 1939
(OCoLC)560022649
Named Person: Carter Glass; Carter Glass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rixey Smith; Norman Beasley
OCLC Number: 311120
Description: xv, 519 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: A Boy, A Baseball, and "A Gang From Across the River." --
Ink-Stained Fingers Reach for a Pencil --
The Lion Tamer's Done For --
"The Infamy of the Document Needs No Exposition by Me." --
"How Many Newspapers Has This Man Glass?" --
Campaigning For an Office He Could Not Win --
The President Finds a Man to Lead the Fight --
"The Ghost of Andrew Jackson Haunted My Couch." --
"Damn It! Don't Resign! Outvote Them!" --
"The Whole Country Appreciates the Work You Have Done." -Woodrow Wilson --
The Treasury Post Is Offered, and Accepted --
Clemenceau and Lloyd George Disagree with Glass ; and Glass Makes Fateful Prediction --
"There Are People Who Say the Loan Will Fail... If I Believed This I Would Despair of My Country." --
"If Stock Exchange Does Not Reform Itself, Some Day Government Must Undertake the Task." --
"It Is with the Utmost Reluctance That the President Turns Away From Any Suggestion Made by Senator Glass." --
"The Day of Reckoning for Gambling Cannot Be Escaped." --
David Picked Pebbles to Slay Goliath --
Some Threw Their Hats Into the Ring ; Glass Hung up His in a Hotel Room --
A Yale Professor Paraphrases Genesis - Here Was a Call to Battle --
Conversation with a Turnip --
A Challenge Answered --
The Treasury Post Is Offered, and Declined --
"Gentlemen Who Persist in Questioning the motives of others Should Not be Super-sensitive When..." --
"An Outrage Upon Constitutional Morality." --
The Privileged Class --
"When Equality of Opportunity is Assured, Government Should Interfere as Little as Possible." --
"My Appeal Is to the Patriotic Masses Who Have an Inherited Right to Value Their Liberties and a Traditional Incentive to Assert Them." --
No Room for Despair --
Index.
Responsibility: by Rixey Smith and Norman Beasley ; with an introduction by Senator Harry Flood Byrd and a preface by Douglas Southall Freeman.

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