Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

Prologue: October 3, 1952 – Campaign

Part I: Priorities

  1. The First Confrontation
  2. “Don’t Join the Book Burners!”
  3. “You’re in the Army Now!”
  4. The Secretary and the Senator
  5. The Turning Point

Part II: Mobilization

  1. “Eisenhower’s First Move”
  2. “Not Fit to Wear that Uniform”
  3. Saving Robert Stevens
  4. Eisenhower in Command
  5. A Political D-Day

Part III: Vindication

  1. “A War of Maneuver”
  2. Countdown
  3. The Eisenhower-McCarthy Hearings
  4. Protecting the President
  5. “No Sense of Decency?”

Epilogue: December 2, 1954 – Censure

Conclusion: How Eisenhower Prevailed