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Ike and McCarthy : Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy / David A. Nichols

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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

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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
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 973.9210 NICH 2017 (Text) 39705000018084 Main Collection Book None 03/21/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451686609
  • ISBN: 1451686609
  • Physical Description: xiii, 385 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note:
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
Summary, etc.:
"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
Ownership and Custodial History:
BPL: Norman Minsky Fund.
Subject: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 > Influence.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Cold War (1945-1989)
United States > Politics and government > 1953-1961.
Anti-communist movements > United States > History > 20th century.
Cold War > Social aspects > United States.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Anti-communist movements.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Politics and government.
Presidents.
Social aspects.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.
History.

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