Ike and McCarthy : Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy /
Describes how President Eisenhower used surrogates to orchestrate a secret campaign against the powerful Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy best known for his anti-Communist witch hunt, that ultimately resulted in McCarthy being censured and discredited.
New York :
Simon & Schuster,
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Table of Contents:
- Part I. 1953: priorities
- The first confrontation
- "Don't join the book burners!"
- "You're in the army now!"
- The secretary and the senator
- The turning point
- Part II. 1954: mobilization
- "Eisenhower's first move"
- "Not fit to wear that uniform"
- Saving Robert Stevens
- Eisenhower in command
- A political D-Day
- Part III. 1954: vindication
- "A war of maneuver"
- The Eisenhower-McCarthy hearings
- Protecting the president
- "No sense of decency?"