Without Precedent

John G. Adams (Author)


“[A] terse and compelling book. . .The entire bizarre story is here, a model of careful selection; McCarthy’s political biography reduced to its essentials. . . Adams has presented a précis of a demagogue’s rise to power. . .absolutely authoritative. . .It adds an essential dimension to our understanding of contemporary American history.” —Elaine Kendall, Los Angeles Times Book Review

As counselor of the army during the McCarthy witchhunt, John G. Adams was a central figure in the bitter army-McCarthy hearings and McCarthy’s fall from power.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • June 1985
  • ISBN 978-0-393-30230-1
  • 5 × 8 in / 288 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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