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Larry Tye

Larry Tye is an author and journalist known for his biographies of notable American figures, including Edward Bernays Satchel Paige, Robert F. Kennedy, and Joseph McCarthy. His most recent book is Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Joe McCarthy, in which he used newly declassified archival materials to reconsider the legacy of the Red-hunting senator. From 1986 to 2001, Tye was a reporter at The Boston Globe, where his primary beat was medicine.

Articles by this Author

Newly released personal papers and transcripts of closed-door hearings reveal both the depth of the senator’s conniving and his surprising charm.
The pitcher with the unhittable fireball deserves as much credit for breaking baseball’s color barrier as Jackie Robinson