Sherman Minton: New Deal Senator, Cold War Justice

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Authors Gugin and St. Clair explore the forces and events that shaped Minton's political style and judicial character. Chief among the influences on Minton were his southern Indiana roots, his childhood adversity, his attraction to populism and its foremost proponent, William Jennings Bryan, and his involvement in the partisan politics of Indiana. Out of this mixture was born a political philosophy that was neither liberal nor conservative, but pragmatic. As both New Deal senator and Cold War justice Minton acted in harmony ...

Sherman Minton: New Deal Senator, Cold War Justice 1997, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780871951168

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