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Power to destroy : the political uses of the IRS from Kennedy to Nixon

Author: John A Andrew
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew confirms in this groundbreaking exploration what many have suspected for a long time: that presidents, political appointees, and bureaucrats have attempted to use the Internal Revenue Service to punish their enemies.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrew, John A.
Power to destroy.
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 2002
(OCoLC)654407082
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Andrew
ISBN: 1566634520 9781566634526
OCLC Number: 49355885
Description: viii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The early 1960s: a new role for the IRS? --
The ideological organizations project --
Prime target: Billy James Hargis and the Christian crusade --
The ideological organizations project: lessons learned --
Foundations, politics, and Wright Patman --
Robber barons and spies --
Foundations: the continuing struggle --
Politics, two-way mirrors, and wiretaps in the Johnson years --
Jimmy Hoffa, Senator Long, and the IRS --
The Nixon years: tawdry tales and tattered principles --
The enemies list --
Dangerous relationships: The Rebozo-Hughes-O'Brien connection --
The special service staff: an IRS enemies list --
The SSS: in the trenches and under fire --
Operation leprechaun: sex and politics in south Florida.
Responsibility: John A. Andrew III.
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