Sly and Able: A Political Biography of James F. Byrnes

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Sly and Able: A Political Biography of James F. Byrnes

Sly and Able A Political Biography of James F Byrnes Few political figures have had as long as varied and as consequential a career in American history as Jimmy Byrnes This master politician and self made man served for half a century as congressman a

  • Title: Sly and Able: A Political Biography of James F. Byrnes
  • Author: David Robertson
  • ISBN: 9780393033670
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Few political figures have had as long, as varied and as consequential a career in American history as Jimmy Byrnes This master politician and self made man served for half a century, as congressman and later as key New Deal senator fom his native South Carolina as Supreme Court justice as assistant president during the Second World War as Truman s secretary of state iFew political figures have had as long, as varied and as consequential a career in American history as Jimmy Byrnes This master politician and self made man served for half a century, as congressman and later as key New Deal senator fom his native South Carolina as Supreme Court justice as assistant president during the Second World War as Truman s secretary of state in the early years of the Cold War and, finally, as governor of South Carolina He came tantalisingly close to the American presidency and was a key participant in the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan In later years he was a seminal figure in the so called Southern Strategy that brought Richard Nixon to the White House For his shrewdness and mastery of the art of politics Byrnes earned the sobriquet sly and able He was surely both and one of the key shapers of American politics in this century.

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