Pols: Great Writers on American Politicians from Bryan to Regan

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In Pols , Jack Beatty presents a writer's portrait gallery of America's most famous and infamous politicians. Whether it's John Dos Passos' brilliant six-page treatment of the life of Theodore Roosevelt, H.L.Mencken on Warren Harding's vapid orotundity, Richard Hofstadter on Herbert Hoover's cult of the individual, Hodding Carter on the terrifying rise of Huey Long, Robert A.Caro on the lonely integrity of Sam Rayburn, Fred Greenstein on the subtle wisdom of Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Rovere on Joe McCarthy the liar, Mike ...

Pols: Great Writers on American Politicians from Bryan to Regan 2004, PublicAffairs, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781586480158

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