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Advise and consent

The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Sec. of State, and as that startling news reverbrates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Cong. Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed.

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  • "Probes the drama and maneuvering surrounding the choice of an American Secretary of State."
  • "An insight into the the political and social life of Washington and the operations of government unmatched in any other modern work, whether fiction or otherwise."
  • "The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Sec. of State, and as that startling news reverbrates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Cong. Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed."@en
  • "A novel about a fictional nomination of a Communist to the position of the United States Secretary of State."@en
  • "The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Secretary of State, and as that startling news reverberates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Congressional Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed."
  • "National Theatre, Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr in association with John Herman present Ed Begley, Richard Kiley, Chester Morris, Henry Jones and Otto Kruger as the President in "Advise and Consent," a play by Loring Mandel, based on the Pulitzer Prize novel by Allen Drury with Staats Cotsworth, Sally Kemp, Joan Wetmore, Tom Shirley, Woodrow Parfrey, Barnard Hughes and Richard Carlyle, scenery by Rouben Ter Arutunian, costumes by John Boxer, lighting by Klaus Holm, produciton associate Robert Linden, directed by Franklin Schaffner."@en
  • "A story of the nomination of Robert Leffingwell for Secretary of State, and the battle within the Senate to both defeat him and confirm him. Many of the characters - the majority leader, the President, senators, and Leffingwell himself - bear startling resemblance to political characters in history such as Sen. Robert Taft, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Alger Hiss."@en

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  • "Fiction."
  • "Theater programs"@en
  • "Political fiction."@en
  • "Political fiction."
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Political fiction"
  • "Political fiction"@en

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  • "Advise and consent"@en
  • "Advise and consent, a novel of Washington politics."
  • "Advise and consent"
  • "Advise and consent : a novel of Washington politics /"
  • "Advise and consent : novel /"
  • "Advise and consent /"@en
  • "Advise and consent /"
  • "Advise and consent. [A novel.]."
  • "Advise and consent. [A novel.]."@en
  • "Advise and consent."
  • "Advise and consent."@en

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