In the Public Interest: The Life of Robert Emmet Lee from the FBI to the FCC

In the Public Interest: The Life of Robert Emmet Lee from the FBI to the FCC

By: Robert Emmet Lee (author), John Shosky (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability


In 1993 Robert Emmet Lee died, leaving a completed manuscript of his life. Hired by Lee's wife, John Shosky edited and refined the manuscript. The result is this book, In the Public Interest. The work details Lee's life. It tells, in Lee's own words, his experiences, from his relationship with Joseph McCarthy to his service at the Federal Communications Commission for over 27 years. In the Public Interest is a book that will provide insightful reading for students and scholars of U.S. history and politics. Anyone interested in the life of Robert E. Lee will surely enjoy this in-depth and personalized account.

Create a review


Chapter 1 Collaborator's Note; Chapter 2 Preface; Chapter 3 Irish in Chicago; Chapter 4 The Coming of Radio; Chapter 5 Hotels and Other Worlds; Chapter 6 Special Agent; Chapter 7 Detective; Chapter 8 The FBI At War; Chapter 9 J. Edgar Hoover; Chapter 10 Capitol Hill; Chapter 11 Joe McCarthy; Chapter 12 A Controversial Appointment; Chapter 13 Gossip and Politics; Chapter 14 The Public Interest; Chapter 15 Religious Broadcasting; Chapter 16 Revolution and Regulation; Chapter 17 Loyalties; Chapter 18 Retirement; Chapter 19 Direct Satellite Broadcasting; Chapter 20 Ireland-Forever Home; Chapter 21 Appendix 1: The Speeches of Robert E. Lee; Chapter 22 Appendix 2: Humor; Chapter 23 Appendix 3: The Honors of a Lifetime

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/12/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780761807520
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780761807520
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0761807527

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly