Contributor biographical information for Shooting star : the brief arc of Joseph McCarthy / Tom Wicker.

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TOM WICKER began covering national politics for the New York Times in 1960. He is the author of ten novels and nine works of nonfiction, including biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George Herbert Walker Bush. He lives in Vermont.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
McCarthy, Joseph, -- 1908-1957.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Biography.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.