Advise and Consent

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Doubleday, 1959 - Fiction - 616 pages
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The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Secretary of State, and as that startling news reverberates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Congressional 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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User Review  - Werner - Goodreads

Allen Drury was, for some years, the US Senate correspondent for United Press International. This gave him a deep background of inside knowledge about the Senate, the Washington press corps, and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mph - Goodreads

One of the best books I've read, period, and the political maneuvering, insight and deceit is still just as relevant and active today as it was 55 years ago. A must ready for anyone with even a slight interest in how Congress works behind the scenes. 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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