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Published: 02 February 2017

824 Pages | 50 black and white images

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190261986

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The House of Truth

A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism

Brad Snyder

  • Examines the birth of American liberalism through Felix Frankfurter, Walter Lippmann, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and others who lived at or frequented a Dupont Circle political salon known as the House of Truth
  • Focuses on the pre-New Deal period from the decline of Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Connects twentieth-century debates to current political and social discussions

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