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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
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.921092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1190
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG+
  • MG+
LC call number
E748.M143
LC item number
G535 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 10.5
  • 10.5
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm317917928
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9780618610587
Lccn
2009015005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, frontispiece
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317917928
  • (Sirsi) a1171156
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm317917928
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9780618610587
Lccn
2009015005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, frontispiece
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317917928
  • (Sirsi) a1171156

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