I SPEAK FOR THADDEUS STEVENS by Elsie Singmaster

I SPEAK FOR THADDEUS STEVENS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Highly interpretive biography of a proud, absolute, honest fighter, an American statesman who knew poverty and hardships, but who learned the quality of defending his beliefs. From Vermont, to Dartmouth, to Gettysburg and Laucaster -- fighting for his ideals; then to Washington where as Congressman he fought for emancipation. After the Civil War he was hated for his radical reconstruction program -- he fought President Johnson- he died, his fight unfinished. A very adult biography, in selection of episodes and characters, in narrative quality.

Pub Date: May 22nd, 1947
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin