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The Resource The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin

The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin

Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Title
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Statement of responsibility
James Cross Giblin
Title variation
Senator Joe McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who was the real Joe McCarthy? Was he an American hero who alerted the country to the threat of Communist subversion or a demagogue who played cynically on the nation's fears?
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giblin, James
Dewey number
  • 973.921092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
E748.M143
LC item number
G535 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
10.5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Legislators
  • United States
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Legislators
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Contents
Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in Korea -- Revenge -- "We like Ike!" -- The missing paragraph -- "I can investigate anybody" -- Cohn and Schine go to Europe -- McCarthy gets married -- The dangerous dentist -- Grilling General Zwicker -- Exposed on television -- A devastating report -- McCarthy on the receiving end -- "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" -- Censured -- "His time to die" -- Epilogue: Another McCarthy? -- After McCarthy's death
Control code
ocn317917928
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Contents
Prologue: More powerful than the president -- Chickens, groceries, and a high school diploma -- Days and nights at Marquette -- Joe's first campaign -- Judge McCarthy -- "Tail Gunner Joe" -- One fight ends, another begins -- Defeating a legend -- Newcomer in Washington -- Charges of torture -- The speech that started it all -- Where's the evidence? -- The top Russian spy -- War breaks out in Korea -- Revenge -- "We like Ike!" -- The missing paragraph -- "I can investigate anybody" -- Cohn and Schine go to Europe -- McCarthy gets married -- The dangerous dentist -- Grilling General Zwicker -- Exposed on television -- A devastating report -- McCarthy on the receiving end -- "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" -- Censured -- "His time to die" -- Epilogue: Another McCarthy? -- After McCarthy's death
Control code
ocn317917928
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill.

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