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Hatemongers and Demagogues
Thomas Streissguth ©1995

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 55 black-and-white photos and drawings
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-23-6
  • $19.95







“The author’s readable approach is well balanced with understandable descriptions of social conditions that led people to support these demagogic politicians.”
School Library Journal

Includes Samuel Parris and the Salem Witch Trials in 1692, Puritan preacher Lyman Beecher, racist-populist Thomas Watson, Ku Klux Klan leader William Simmons, Depression-era radio priest Father Charles Coughlin, Senator Joseph McCarthy, American Nazi George Lincoln Rockwell, and black separatist Louis Farrakhan.