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By Eric R. Crouse

ISBN-10: 0739144421

ISBN-13: 9780739144428

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Margaret Chase Smith used to be the 1st lady in American historical past elected in either the home of Representatives and the Senate, the 1st flesh presser to take a public stand opposed to McCarthyism, and the 1st lady of a huge political celebration to run for president of the U.S.. An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist risk, 1948-1972 explores her engagement with the 'masculine' factor of nationwide safety. An unyielding foe of world communism, this Republican senator used to be the 1st woman chilly Warrior. throughout the Korean battle, she voiced strident anti-communist rhetoric in her newspaper column. Her lively help for nuclear superiority within the fifties and sixties brought on Nikita Khrushchev to explain her as 'Satan within the guise of a woman.' within the face of transforming into competition to America's involvement in Vietnam, Smith remained dedicated to a transparent stand opposed to violent communist enlargement. This publication examines the exposition of the communist 'menace' and the chilly struggle as a struggle among solid and evil with no sanitization of communist leaders' ruthless activities. For Smith and so on, America's struggle opposed to worldwide communism, regardless of appalling sacrifices of lives and funds, made feel simply because they believed that communism was once a vicious, expansionist method with little recognize for human existence and freedom.

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