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The New Encyclopedia of American Scandal (Facts on File Library of American History)

ISBN13: 9780816044207
ISBN: 0816044201
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $24.95
Publisher: Checkmark Books
Published Date:
Edition 2nd
Pages: 455
Average Goodreads rating: 3.88/5 (6 ratings)

This collection of scandalous activities and pursuits provides a historic reference to the dark side of American history. Covering people and events from the 1630s to the present day, the work has 455 A-Z entries on dirty politics, white-collar scams, tawdry love affairs and acts of corruption. Entries include figures and events from politics, sports, business, religion, the arts, high society, and the military, including the Mayflower Madam, Patty Hearst, Warren G. Harding, the Kennedy men, the Kent State shootings, and Watergate.