Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power, and Greed
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 466 sider
The complete scandal-filled history of American political corruption, focusing on the infamous people and cases, as well as society's electoral and judicial reactions.
Students, scholars, and other readers interested in American history, political science, and ethics will appreciate this survey of a wide range of corrupting influences. This title focuses on how politicians from all parties have fallen because of their greed and hubris, and how society has used electoral and judicial means against those who tested the accepted standards of political conduct.
- Comprehensive chronology of major political scandals in U.S. history from colonial times until the present
- Extensive bibliography listing sources including archival letters, newspapers, and private manuscript collections from the United States and Great Britain
- A full range of illustrations including political cartoons, photos of key figures such as Abe Fortas and Archibald Cox, graphs of presidential pardons, and tables showing the number of expulsions and censures in both the House and Senate
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Illustrated with political cartoons, photos of key figures such as Abe Fortas and Archibald Cox, graphs showing the number of presidential pardons, and tables depicting the number of expulsions and ... Les hele vurderingen