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The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson

by Benedict, Michael Les
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 0393319822

In a timely examination of Johnson's presidential impeachment trial in 1868, the author draws on period records and news accounts to argue that Johnson's threat to nullify congressional Reconstruction policies justified his impeachment.

review of The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson, by Benedict, Michael Les, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).