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A Political Education: A Washington Memoir

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Washington insiders talk about this perceptive account of the people and customs of Congress in the 1950s as if it were an underground classic. Published in 1972, it has been out of print for years. Photos.
Paperback, 495 pages
Published November 1st 1988 by Houghton Mifflin
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Feb 28, 2010 Robert rated it liked it
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Actually, the edition of this book that I read was published in 1972 but it would be too much trouble to add it. McPherson was an LBJ aide during his days as a Senate. Although it has nothing particularly profound to say about politics, it provides and interesting portrait of the "Whales and Minnows" in the U.S. Senate, especially in the 1950's.
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