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No Sense Of Decency: The Army-McCarthy Hearings: A Demagogue Falls and Television Takes Charge of American Politics

Social science


by
Robert Shogan

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

With a journalist’s eye for revealing detail, Robert Shogan traces the 1954 Army-McCarthy Senate hearings and analyzes television’s impact on government. Despite McCarthy’s fall, Mr. Shogan points out, the hearings left a major item of unfinished business—the issue of McCarthyism, the strategy based on fear, smear, and guilt by association.