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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Fred as McCarthy. Good job on the Lavender Scare. Some parts got too repetitive and slow. Shelly's Heart and All the Kings Men much better novels about political corruption. 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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