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

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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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