Advise and consent

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Doubleday, 1959 - Fiction - 616 pages
63 Reviews
The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Sec. of State, and as that startling news reverbrates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Cong. Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed.

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Review: Advise and Consent (Advise and Consent #1)

User Review  - Bob Almond - Goodreads

Outstanding political novel that was the start of series of novels picking up where the last left off and in one case splitting depending on the identity of the victim. All in all a great read with good character development but twists and turns that kept you turning the pages. Read full review

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User Review  - Geo Forman - Goodreads

Certainly readable but important to remember all the fears associated with USSR at the time of publication, mid-50s. Obviously written to reveal the inner workings of the senate, if only it worked as ... Read full review

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Drury was for 20 years a Washington correspondent covering principally the U.S. Senate for UPI, the Washington Star, and The New York Times.

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