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£22.99

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Published: 09 March 2017

824 Pages | 50 black and white images

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ISBN: 9780190261986


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The House of Truth

A Washington Political Salon and 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 Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Connects twentieth-century debates such as social welfare to current political and social discussions