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Aiken: Senate Diary, January 1972-January 1975

Author: George D. Aiken
ISBN #: 9780828902755
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Stephen Greene Press
Publisher Location: Brattleboro, VT
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First printing
Pub Date: 1976
light wear to the book and jacket; page edges spotted else cean and unmarked First printing, full number line. Native Vermonter, farmer, horticulturalist, Governor of Vermont, United States Senator, Aiken was called the "conscience of the Senate." He is perhaps best remembered for his Vietnam peace plan often paraphrased as "Declare victory and get the hell out!" Aiken was also one of seven Republican senators who denounced in writing the tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy, warning against those who sought "victory through the selfish political exploitation of fear, bigotry, ignorance and intolerance." Beloved in Vermont, his last campaign ran up expenses of $17.09, albeit in 1969 dollars. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.