Recently discovered in the archives of the Dirksen Congressional Center, this is the memoir Senator Dirksen was writing at the time of this death in 1969. Covering the years of his boyhood through his election to the senate in 1950, it reveals the foundation of a great public servant in the making. His gravel-voiced warmth and wisdom come through ... Read More

The Education of a Senator 1998, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252024146

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