Press gallery : Congress and the Washington correspondents /

'Press Gallery' examines the lives of Greeley, Horace White, Ben"" Perley Poore, Emily Briggs, Jane Grey Swisshelm, James G. Blaine, and others who were positioned in the hub of government when the Civil War, the purchase of Alaska, the Credit Mobilier scandal, and the Johnson im...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Ritchie, Donald A., 1945- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1991.
Edition:1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Table of Contents:
  • Gales and Seaton
  • Horace Greeley's Washington correspondents
  • Horace White speculates on the war
  • Ben: Perley Poore and the Bohemian brigade
  • Uriah Hunt Painter, lobbyist
  • General Boynton makes peace
  • James G. Blaine, journalist and politician
  • Emily Briggs and the women correspondents
  • The Senate fires James Rankin Young
  • David Barry and the loyalty of the Senate
  • Richard V. Oulahan, bureau chief.