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Modern Republican : Arthur Larson and the Eisenhower years

Author: David Stebenne
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Arthur Larson was the chief architect of moderate conservatism - one of the most influential and least studied political forces in U.S. history. During the Eisenhower administration, Larson held three major posts: Under Secretary of Labor, Director of the United States Information Agency, and chief presidential speechwriter. In each of these roles, Larson's most important achievement was to explain clearly and
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stebenne, David.
Modern Republican.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607854293
Online version:
Stebenne, David.
Modern Republican.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)609347831
Named Person: Arthur Larson; Arthur Larson; Arthur Larson; Arthur Larson; Arthur Larson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Stebenne
ISBN: 0253348072 9780253348074
OCLC Number: 68624092
Description: xiv, 363 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Native son of the upper Midwest --
Oxford's imprint --
A few false starts --
Legal scholar --
To the Eisenhower administration --
Of theory and practice --
A Republican looks at his party --
Caught in the crosscurrents --
The president's "ghost" --
Dueling with the new right --
Victories and defeats.
Responsibility: David L. Stebenne.
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