[EBOOK] Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press

Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press

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ISBN Code : 9781402207556
Book Author : Jeffrey Manber
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Total Pages : 306

Lincolns Wrath: Fierce Mobs, Brilliant Scoundrels and a Presidents Mission to Destroy the Press Book Detail/ Review :

In the blistering summer of 1861, President Lincoln began pressuring and ordering the physical shutdown of any Northern newspaper that voiced opposition to the war. These attacks were sometimes carried out by soldiers, sometimes by angry mobs under cover of darkness. Either way, the effect was a complete dismantling of the free press.In the midst stood publisher John Hodg