Demagogue : the life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy (Book, 2021) []
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Demagogue : the life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy

Demagogue : the life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy

Author: Larry Tye
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2021. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Mariner books editionView all editions and formats
"In the long history of American demagogues, from Huey Long to Donald Trump, never has one man caused so much damage in such a short time as Senator Joseph McCarthy. We still use "McCarthyism" to stand for outrageous charges of guilt by association, a weapon of polarizing slander. From 1950 to 1954, McCarthy destroyed many careers and even entire lives, whipping the nation into a frenzy of paranoia, accusation,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph McCarthy; Joseph McCarthy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Tye
ISBN: 9780358522485 035852248X 9781328959720 1328959724
OCLC Number: 1159042350
Description: 597 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Larry Tye.


The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed  Read more...


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Featured on Fresh Air! A Christian Science Monitor best nonfiction book of 2020 An Amazon best history book of 2020 "The fullest account yet of the crusading junior senator from Wisconsin...the Read more...

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