In This Review
American Demagogues: Twentieth Century

American Demagogues: Twentieth Century

By Reinhard H. Luthin

Beacon Press, 1954, 368 pp.

The term "demagogue" in these biographical essays is stretched to encompass such diverse figures in the American political scene as James M. Curley, Frank Hague, Eugene Talmadge, Vito Marcantonio, Huey Long and Joseph R. McCarthy.