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Andrew Johnson : President on trial

Milton Lomask (Author)
Print Book, English, 1960
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York, 1960
376 pages ; 22 cm
Pt. I: The president: The vice president
The radicals
Of hope deferred
A case of mistaken identity
Iago in the war department
Presidential reconstruction
The dictator
Pt. II: The dispute: The grim presence
The attack begins
"Waving the bloody shirt"
The president and the negro
Purging the senate
Baiting the president
The Fourteenth Amendment
A third party?
The swing and the election
Radical reconstruction
Pt. III: The victory: First impeachment attempt
The congressional investigation
Subversion of the federal system
The dismissal of Stanton
The president and the generals
"The most dangerous spot on Earth"
The senate as a court
The United States vs. the president
The man in the White House
"The hole in the sky"
Seven tall men
"Mr. Senator, how say you?"
Defender of the constitution