Senator T.J. Walsh of Montana : law and public affairs, from TR to FDR (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Senator T.J. Walsh of Montana : law and public affairs, from TR to FDR

Author: J Leonard Bates
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Thomas James Walsh; Thomas James Walsh
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Leonard Bates
ISBN: 0252024702 9780252024702
OCLC Number: 183338231
Description: xiv, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An Irish-American family --
The young intellectual --
the Dakota frontier --
Helena lawyer and Democrat --
Politics, law, and the copper kings --
Lawyer, Progressive, and public man --
The emergence of a leader --
To the Senate at last --
The tariff fight of 1913 --
The "new freedom" in Montana: hopes and illusions --
The "new freedom": a lawyer-senator at work --
The "new freedom" and Western land policy --
America and the "war-mad nations of Europe" --
Winning the West with Wilson, 1915-16 --
From peace to war --
Reelection in 1918 --
The League of Nations fight --
1920 politics and issues of the Red Scare --
Walsh and Wheeler, 1922 --
Public lands, Native Americans, and campaigns for (honest) leasing --
The investigator --
New prospects for the Democrats --
Winning a third term in 1924 --
Abiding the Coolidge administration --
Oh! for a Jefferson --
Prohibition and politics --
The Continental Trading Company Limited and Senate --
Revelations of 1928 --
The campaign of 1928 --
Gratifying victory in 1930 --
The rule.
Responsibility: J. Leonard Bates ; foreword by Richard Lowitt.

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"This is good old-fashioned political history, written with clarity and intelligence. A fine biography of a first-rate but little-known presence in American political life."--Burl Noggle, author of Read more...

 
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