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The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin

Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Title
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Statement of responsibility
James Cross Giblin
Title variation
Senator Joe McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the life of the politician whose name has become synonymous with modern day witch-hunting tactics, discussing the Cold War tensions that shaped his beliefs and the unconstitutional methods he used to further his ends
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336242
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.921092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E748.M143
LC item number
G535 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1190
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Contents
Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in Korea -- Revenge -- "We like Ike!" -- The missing paragraph -- "I can investigate anybody" -- Cohn and Schine go to Europe -- McCarthy gets married -- The dangerous dentist -- Grilling General Zwicker -- Exposed on television -- A devastating report -- McCarthy on the receiving end -- "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" -- Censured -- "His time to die" -- Epilogue: Another McCarthy? -- After McCarthy's death
Control code
5100571
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317917928
  • (OCoLC)317917928
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Contents
Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in Korea -- Revenge -- "We like Ike!" -- The missing paragraph -- "I can investigate anybody" -- Cohn and Schine go to Europe -- McCarthy gets married -- The dangerous dentist -- Grilling General Zwicker -- Exposed on television -- A devastating report -- McCarthy on the receiving end -- "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" -- Censured -- "His time to die" -- Epilogue: Another McCarthy? -- After McCarthy's death
Control code
5100571
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317917928
  • (OCoLC)317917928

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