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Playing with fire : the 1968 election and the transformation of American politics / Lawrence O'Donnell.

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 324.973 O'DONNELL (Text) 37500004439028 New Items Checked out 12/08/2017
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library LEASED 324.973 ODO (Text) 30477101119521 Adult: New Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 324.973 ODO (Text) 78551000534060 Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 324.973 O'Donnell (Text) 31208912553361 new non-fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 324.973 O'DO (Text) 70741000147138 Adult Non Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 324.973 ODO (Text) 31951004270762 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/08/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399563140
  • ISBN: 0399563148
  • Physical Description: 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [431]-470) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Seizing the moment -- Declaring war -- "Why isn't he a priest?" -- Sleepy Hollow -- "A hard and harsh moral judgment" -- Dump Johnson -- The general -- "We will never be young again" -- Old politics -- "A decent interval" -- Peace with honor -- Peter the hermit -- "Clean for Gene" -- The new Nixon -- "Nixon's the one" -- "Abigail said no" -- The poor people's campaign -- "Something bad is going to come of this" -- "Stand up and be counted" -- "It's not important what happens to me" -- "I've seen the promised land" -- The happy warrior -- Don't lose -- "Everything's going to be okay" -- Stop Nixon -- "Great television" -- The last liberal standing -- The peace plank -- "The whole world's watching" -- "The government of people in exile" -- The perfect crime -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: The celebrated host of MSNBC's The Last Word presents an account of the 1968 presidential election to evaluate its lasting influence on American politics and the Democratic party, exploring the pivotal roles of RFK and McCarthy, two high-profile assassinations and the Chicago riots.
Subject: Presidents > United States > Election > 1968
United States > Politics and government > 1963-1969

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