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The Shackles of Power: Three Jeffersonian Decades

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Published June 1st 1966 by DoubleDay
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Dos Passos is famous for a series of Commie novels written in the early decades of the 20th century. He later straightened himself out, repudiating that wicked system, and wrote several excellent histories. He is an able writer.
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John Roderigo Dos Passos was an American novelist and artist.

He received a first-class education at The Choate School, in Connecticut, in 1907, under the name John Roderigo Madison. Later, he traveled with his tutor on a tour through France, England, Italy, Greece and the Middle East to study classical art, architecture and literature.

In 1912 he attended Harvard University and, after graduating in
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