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Tex McCrary : Wars-Women-Politics, An Adventurous Life Across The American Century

By: Kelly, Charles J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, 2009Description: 1 online resource (264 p.).ISBN: 9780761844563.Subject(s): Adventure and adventurers - United States | Adventure and adventurers --United States --Biography | Journalists - United States | Journalists --United States --Biography | McCrary, John Reagan | McCrary, John Reagan, --1910- | Political consultants - United States | Political consultants --United States --Biography | War photographers - United States | War photographers --United States --BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tex McCrary : Wars-Women-Politics, An Adventurous Life Across The American CenturyDDC classification: 940.54/49/73 LOC classification: CT9971. M353 K45 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Author's Note; Chapter 1. Texas, Exeter . . . and Yale: The Education of a Future "Insider"; Chapter 2. Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal": The Depression and Isolationism; Chapter 3. Bernard Baruch and the "Gathering Storm" in Europe; Chapter 4. "We Want Willkie!" "No Third Term!" . . . Roosevelt: "Your Sons Will Not Be Sent to Fight in Foreign Wars"; Chapter 5. The RAF "Eagle Squadron" and Lord Beaverbrook; Chapter 6. Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941: "Flying Fortresses" over Germany; Chapter 7. War in the Mediterranean: England's "Lifeline of Empire"
Chapter 8. War in the Pacific: MacArthur and HiroshimaChapter 9. A "Victory" Tour through Asia: Intimations of Wars to Come; Chapter 10. Tex and Jinx: Pioneers in Television; Chapter 11. Korea: The Forgotten War: MacArthur and Truman; Chapter 12. "I Like Ike"; Chapter 13. "He Kept the Peace"; Chapter14. The Failure of an Eisenhower Succession: Rockefeller: What If?; Chapter 15. Jack Kennedy: The Dream of Camelot and the Nightmare of Vietnam; Chapter 16. "Hey, Hey, LBJ, How Many Boys Did You Kill Today?"; Chapter 17. Nixon's "Secret" War, His "Southern Strategy," and Disgrace
Chapter 18. The Arab Oil Embargo: "That Damn Fool Nixon Turned His Back on the World's Largest Oil Reserve to Fight a Losing War in a Small Asian Country that Grows Rice!"Chapter 19. Ronald Reagan: "Morning in America" . . . "Mr. Gorbachev: Tear Down That Wall"; Chapter 20. Bush "41": The Aborted Ending of the Gulf War; Chapter 21. Bill Clinton: "All Sail; No Keel"; Chapter 22. Citizens for Colin Powell: The Appeal of "The Sensible Center"; Chapter 23. The Evil of Two Lessers: Bush "43" and Cheney and the Loss of the Popular Vote; Chapter 24. The 9/11 Attack on America and War in Iraq
Epilogue
Summary: William Safire: ...I could never get him to write his memoirs before he died; the active octogenarian stubbornly said ''I won''t live my life with eyes on the rear-view mirror.'' But Chuck Kelly...interviewed him skillfully and often, and now we have an adventurer''s eye-view of McCrary''s little-known role in tempestuous times.
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Contents; Author's Note; Chapter 1. Texas, Exeter . . . and Yale: The Education of a Future "Insider"; Chapter 2. Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal": The Depression and Isolationism; Chapter 3. Bernard Baruch and the "Gathering Storm" in Europe; Chapter 4. "We Want Willkie!" "No Third Term!" . . . Roosevelt: "Your Sons Will Not Be Sent to Fight in Foreign Wars"; Chapter 5. The RAF "Eagle Squadron" and Lord Beaverbrook; Chapter 6. Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941: "Flying Fortresses" over Germany; Chapter 7. War in the Mediterranean: England's "Lifeline of Empire"

Chapter 8. War in the Pacific: MacArthur and HiroshimaChapter 9. A "Victory" Tour through Asia: Intimations of Wars to Come; Chapter 10. Tex and Jinx: Pioneers in Television; Chapter 11. Korea: The Forgotten War: MacArthur and Truman; Chapter 12. "I Like Ike"; Chapter 13. "He Kept the Peace"; Chapter14. The Failure of an Eisenhower Succession: Rockefeller: What If?; Chapter 15. Jack Kennedy: The Dream of Camelot and the Nightmare of Vietnam; Chapter 16. "Hey, Hey, LBJ, How Many Boys Did You Kill Today?"; Chapter 17. Nixon's "Secret" War, His "Southern Strategy," and Disgrace

Chapter 18. The Arab Oil Embargo: "That Damn Fool Nixon Turned His Back on the World's Largest Oil Reserve to Fight a Losing War in a Small Asian Country that Grows Rice!"Chapter 19. Ronald Reagan: "Morning in America" . . . "Mr. Gorbachev: Tear Down That Wall"; Chapter 20. Bush "41": The Aborted Ending of the Gulf War; Chapter 21. Bill Clinton: "All Sail; No Keel"; Chapter 22. Citizens for Colin Powell: The Appeal of "The Sensible Center"; Chapter 23. The Evil of Two Lessers: Bush "43" and Cheney and the Loss of the Popular Vote; Chapter 24. The 9/11 Attack on America and War in Iraq

Epilogue

William Safire: ...I could never get him to write his memoirs before he died; the active octogenarian stubbornly said ''I won''t live my life with eyes on the rear-view mirror.'' But Chuck Kelly...interviewed him skillfully and often, and now we have an adventurer''s eye-view of McCrary''s little-known role in tempestuous times.

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