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Truth and untruth; political deceit in America [by] Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.


New York, Simon and Schuster [1972] .
ISBN 067121201X, 0671212192

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Subjects Etica política.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1969-1974.
Morale politique.
Political ethics.
Politics and government
Politische Kultur.
Politisches Verhalten.
Stil.
USA.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
United States.
Wahrheit.
Description 264 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Contents Part I: Truth as the Necessary Element -- Faith in Government -- The Need for Skepticism in Government -- Truth as an Element of Faith -- Part II: The Executive -- Limitation of Executive Authority -- Executive Privilege: A Means of Concealing Truth -- The SST: A Classic Case in Presidential Deceit -- National-Security Secrecy -- Part III: The Congress -- Congressional Politics: Secrecy, Senility and Seniority -- Briefings of Congressmen -- The "Mistaken" Bombing of Laotian Villages -- Part IV: Constitutional Untruth -- "All Men Are Created Equal" -- Racial Discrimination: Political "Reality" Forces a Retreat in Leadership -- Retreat in Mississippi -- Part V: The Judiciary -- The Principle of Judicial Independence -- The Conservative Attack on the Courts -- Part VI: The Press -- The Role and Responsibilities of a Free Press -- News Management and the Attack on the Press -- Part VII: The People -- Apathy -- Our Greatest Enemy -- The Citizen's Obligation.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)266811
(OCoLC)ocm00266811
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WorldCat Identities McCloskey, Paul N., 1927-
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