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Secrets, leaks & scandals. volume 1

Author: Michael Shally-Jensen
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services ; [Amenia, New York] : Grey House Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Defining documents in American history (Salem Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This set, Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals, offers in-depth analysis of seventy-five documents. Readers will find speeches, memos, letters, reports, transcripts, minutes, and testimony related to some of the nation's most notorious scandals including Benedict Arnold's letters to Major John André, the House that Tweed Built, impeachment proceedings against two presidents, the Teapot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1003207149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shally-Jensen
ISBN: 9781682176993 1682176991
OCLC Number: 1082856273
Description: 1 online resource. : color illustrations, maps
Contents: VOLUME 1. Publisher's Note. Editor's Introduction. Contributors. Secrets, Conspiracies, and Scandals through the 19th Century --
General Benedict Arnold to Major John André --
Thomas Jefferson to Edmond Charles Genêt --
Ciphered Letter of Aaron Burr to General James Wilkinson --
Fletcher v. Peck --
The Dred Scott Decision --
Speech on the Trent Affair --
Accounts of the Sand Creek Massacre --
Lakota Accounts of the Massacre at Wounded Knee --
Documents Relating to Black Friday, 1869 --
Articles of Impeachment against President Andrew Johnson --
Verse and Cartoon about Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall --
Crédit Mobilier Scandal --
Samuel Tilden's Speech Conceding the Election of 1876 --
Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act --
The Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine --
Controversies, Conflicts, and Communism through the mid-20th Century --
From The Jungle --
U.S.-Mexico Tensions --
The Zimmerman Telegram --
The Espionage Act of 1917 --
On the Tulsa Race Riot --
On the Teapot Dome Scandal --
Speech against the President's "Court Packing" Plan --
Memorandum for the President, December 7, 1941 --
Executive Order 9066--Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians --
Letter Recommending Navajo Enlistment --
To All Persons of Japanese Ancestry --
Testimony of Whittaker Chambers --
Klaus Fuchs Statement of Guilt --
Rosenberg Case Excerpts --
Dean Acheson on the "Loss" of China --
CIA Summary of the Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran --
Launching of the Sputnik Satellite --
The U2 Spy-Plane Incident--Excerpts of a Speech by Khrushchev --
Operation Mongoose --
Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield on U.S. Policy in Southeast Asia --
On the Prospect of a Generals' Coup --
Key Findings of the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy --
On Alleged Soviet and Cuban Connections with Lee Harvey Oswald --
VOLUME 2. Government in Hiding, from Vietnam to Watergate and After --
Meeting Between the President and His Advisors --
"No Attractive Course of Action" --
The President and His Advisors Review the Situation --
Taped Conversation regarding the Chennault Affair --
Henry Kissinger to Nixon --
Testimony regarding the My Lai Massacre --
Nixon on Operations in Cambodia --
Kissinger Memo regarding Policy toward Chile --
U.S. Contingency Plans in Light of Cuban-Soviet Intervention in Angola --
Taped Conversation regarding the Pentagon Papers --
New York Times Co. v. United States --
Watergate Tape Transcript --
United States v. Nixon --
Church Committee Report on Foreign Assassinations --
Church Committee Report on Domestic Surveillance --
Scandals, Scares, and Intelligence Failures in Recent Decades --
United States v. Kelly--An "Abscam" Case --
Able Archer '83: The Soviet "War Scare" --
President Ronald Reagan's Address to the Nation on the Iran-Contra Affair --
Clarence Thomas Hearing Excerpts --
The Whitewater Controversy --
The Monica Lewinsky Scandal --
Bush v. Gore --
Public Statement on the Release of the 9/11 Commission Report --
"Mission to Niger" and the Valerie Plame Affair --
Intelligence Report on Iraq's Programs for Weapons of Mass Destruction --
Lies, Leaks, and Hacks in the Contemporary Period --
Manning-Lamo Chat Logs --
Statements by President Barack Obama and a Spokesperson for Donald Trump regarding the "Birtherism" Controversy --
Snowden E-mail --
Fake News--Pope Francis's Alleged Endorsement of Donald Trump --
"Access Hollywood" Tape of Donald Trump --
From the John Podesta E-mail Hack --
Executive Order regarding U.S.-Mexico Border Child Separations --
Selected Environmental Debacles --
Rachel Carson: Silent Spring --
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: A Report to the President --
Hurricane Katrina Teleconference --
Flint, Michigan: Water Crisis. Appendices. Chronological List. Web Resources. General Bibliography
Series Title: Defining documents in American history (Salem Press)
Other Titles: Secrets, leaks and scandals
Responsibility: editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD.

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