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Ike and McCarthy : Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy

Title
Ike and McCarthy : Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy / David A. Nichols.
ISBN
9781451686609
1451686609
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Copyright Notice Date
©2017
Physical Description
xiii, 385 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary
"Describes how President Eisenhower used surrogates to orchestrate a secret campaign against the powerful Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy best known for his anti-Communist witch hunt, that ultimately resulted in McCarthy being censured and discredited,"--NoveList.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 03, 2017
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Part I. 1953: priorities
The first confrontation
"Don't join the book burners!"
"You're in the army now!"
The secretary and the senator
The turning point
Part II. 1954: mobilization
"Eisenhower's first move"
"Not fit to wear that uniform"
Saving Robert Stevens
Eisenhower in command
A political D-Day
Part III. 1954: vindication
"A war of maneuver"
Countdown
The Eisenhower-McCarthy hearings
Protecting the president
"No sense of decency?"
Epilogue.
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