A conspiracy so immense: the world of Joe McCarthy

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Free Press, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 597 pages
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Extraordinarily researched and a marvelous historical biography for one of the most compelling figures in American history. This fills in a lot of gaps and answers a lot of questions that my history teacher and books had left out. Read full review

Contents

Beginnings l
1
G I Judge
21
Gunning for the Senate
36
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

David M. Oshinsky received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his doctorate from Brandeis. His is currently Littlefield Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that he taught for 26 years at Rutgers University, where he held the Board of Governors Chair as well as chairman of the History Department. Oshinsky is the author of five books, including A CONSPIRACY SO IMMENSE: THE WORLD OF JOE MCCARTHY (1983), which was voted one of the year's "best books" by the "New York Sunday Times Book Review," and won the Hardeman Prize for the best work about the U.S. Congress. His book, WORSE THAN SLAVERY: PARCHMAN FARM AND THE ORDEAL OF JIM CROW JUSTICE (1996), won both the Robert Kennedy Book Award for the year's most distinguished contribution to the field of human rights and the American Bar Association's Scribes Award for distinguished legal writing. Oshinsky's latest book is POLIO: AN AMERICAN STORY (2005).

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