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The Mask of State: Watergate Portraits by  Mary McCARTHY - First Edition - 1974 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and

The Mask of State: Watergate Portraits

by McCARTHY, Mary

Condition: Fine/Near Fine

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Slight foxing on the foredge else fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with slight wear at the crown. Reports originally written for the London *Observer* and *The New York Review of Books*, here revised and expanded. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn.

During the Watergate hearings, McCarthy wrote eight reports telling of deceit and arrogance in the Nixon administration. She revised and amplified those reports for this book and added a Postscript on the Nixon pardon.


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