Demagogue : the life and long shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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"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
Biographies
History
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.

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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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