Ike And Mccarthy

Author: David A. Nichols
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451686609
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"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 ...

A Matter Of Justice

Author: David A. Nichols
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416545549
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Fair, judicious, and exhaustively researched, A Matter of Justice is the definitive book on Eisenhower's civil rights policies that every presidential historian and future biographer of Ike will have to contend with.

Eisenhower 1956

Author: David A. Nichols
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439146996
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A gripping tale of international intrigue and betray-al, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956.

The Life History Of The United States From 1945 The Great Age Of Change By W E Leuchtenburg

Author: Fredric March
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Satirizing Eisenhower's ineffectual resistance to McCarthyism, this Herblock
cartoon has Ike brandishing a feather as a warning to the senator to "Have a care
, sir. " While the President often defended his Administration against Joe
McCarthy's attacks. Eisenhower never replied in kind because, as he privately
said, "I will not get in the gutter with that guy. " that support by the intellectuals—
or, in a word born during the campaign, the "eggheads" — did not add up to
many votes on ...

Who Killed Joe Mccarthy

Author: William Bragg Ewald
Publisher: Book Sales
ISBN: 9780671449469
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Morningside Heights home with defeated Ohio Senator Robert A. Taft, who
emerged from the meeting with a declaration of agreement to make drastic cuts in
the federal budget, an agreement that would come back to haunt Eisenhower
later. By the end of August, his campaign was "running like a dry creek." By the
end of September, he found himself up to his elbows in the Nixon fund
controversy—the allegation that Nixon had a secret fund filled by rich contributors
which kept the ...

Rule And Ruin

Author: Geoffrey Kabaservice
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199912904
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Dewey had been active in the YR association in New York, along with Herbert
Brownell and other close allies, and the national YR network had been
instrumental in Dewey's campaigns for the New York governorship and the
presidency, and later in Eisenhower's 1952 campaign. Dewey actually had a
secret action group, known as the Mallards, made up largely of his supporters
who had come up through the YR organization.52 While many moderates had
forgotten the value of the ...


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Dwight Eisenhower's account of his first term in office (1953-56) is fat, flat and
informal. Eisenhower is no Churchill. There is neither the thunder of oratory nor
the sweep of history here. Instead, there is the sense of an earnest man trying to
do his best. Admirers will ... When he actually found himself campaigning nine
years later, Ike says he tried to avoid Republican embarrassment over the noisy
Senator Joseph McCarthy by asking that his campaign train bypass Wisconsin.
Ike felt an ...

Mr And Mrs President

Author: Gil Troy
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During the first term, Ike's golfing inspired confidence; only 17 percent of those
surveyed in 1953 felt the President devoted "too much time" to his golf game. ...
Adlai Stevenson's 1 956 campaign against Eisenhower used Ike's golfing to
define him as a "part-time" president serving the rich. ... Eisenhower and his
colleagues appeared too refined to meet challengers like Joe McCarthy, too
elitist to work in a world of emerging minorities, too old to face the challenges of
modern America.

The American Year Book

Author: Simon Newton Dexter North
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Senator Taft was repeatedly identified during the year as a supporter of Senator
Joseph McCarthy's campaign against the State Department, but his sponsorship
of the Wisconsin Senator was equivocal. On April 12, he accused President
Truman ... DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER In 1950, people stopped speculating as to
whether Dwight Eisenhower had political intentions and began wondering
instead whether history would permit those intentions to be fulfilled. His political
potency was ...

Joseph Mccarthy

Author: Arthur Herman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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physician confirmed that two-thirds of McCarthy's liver was gone and he would
die if he didn't stop drinking at once. Van Susteren found himself ... He waged a
desperate campaign to prevent Eisenhower's four-power summit in Geneva in
July 1956, warning of a "sellout" like Potsdam and ... to Joe McCarthy?"14 Yet
just the year before, the public had learned much of the sober truth about Yalta
when the government released thousands of documents relating to its secret