THE SHARING SOCIETY. (Inscribed to George McGovern)

Secaucus: Lyle Stuart, (1979). First edition. Hardcover. This copy inscribed by Lamb to George McGovern on the front endpaper: "To / George McGovern / with admiration." From the library of George McGovern. Lamb (1901-1987) was an American businessman, broadcasting executive and labor lawyer. He is best known for having defended striking workers during the Auto-Lite Strike in 1934 and for successfully resisting the federal government's attempt to strip him of his broadcasting licenses during the McCarthy era. On page 211 Lamb states: "George McGovern is clearing away the myths which separate us. Most of your American political leaders, like Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Hubert Humphrey, do not seem to recognize the fundamental ethics of revolution in forcing change and improvements." On the next page (212), when speaking about politicians who wanted to visit Castro in Cuba, he states; ".........Senators Eugene McCarthy, William Fulbright, Frank Church, and Jacob Javits and Justice William O Douglas, all of whom had indicated interest in visiting Cuba", ...........but Castro himself stated his preference, he wanted, "...of all the American politicians he most wanted to see were Senators George McGovern and Wayne Morse." A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #ESB12546
ISBN: 0818402849

Price: $150.00

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