Profiles in Character: Hubris and Heroism in the U.S. Senate, 1789-1990

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M.E. Sharpe, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 249 pages
5. ""Try Justice"": George Frisbie Hoar vs. John Sherman (1870-1900) -- 6. The ""Lamp of Experience"" and ""Bungalow Minds"": Henry Cabot Lodge vs. Thomas J. Walsh (1900-1920) -- 7. ""Senator-at-Large of the Whole American People"": William E. Borah vs. George W. Norris (1920-1940) -- IV. The Imperial Presidency and the Supine Senate (1940-1990) -- 8. Shaping Pax Americana: Robert A. Taft vs. Arthur H. Vandenberg (1940-1950) -- 9. The ""Politics of Joy"" and ""Uncle Strom's Cabin"": Hubert H. Humphrey vs. Strom Thurmond (1950-1990) -- Epilogue Virtue Misapplied: Modern Heroes in an Age of Hubris

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The Imperial Presidency and the Supine Senate
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The Patrician Age 17891820
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The National Forum 18201870
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