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Desk 88 : eight progressive senators who changed America / Sherrod Brown.

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Mooresville PL - Mooresville 328.73 BRO (Text) 37323005461481 NEW-BKS Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374138219
  • ISBN: 0374138214
  • Physical Description: 354 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-337) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The origins of Desk 88 -- Hugo Black: finding light in the shadows -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Theodore Francis Green: a traitor to his class -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Glen Taylor: the singing cowboy from Kooskia -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Herbert H. Lehman: pursuing a different family business -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Al Gore, Sr.: leading from the South -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- William Proxmire: a workhorse and a showhorse -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Robert F. Kennedy: a voice for those without a voice -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- George McGovern: feeding the hungry -- Thoughts from Desk 88 -- Further thoughts from Desk 88-about 2020 and beyond -- Epilogue: Carving a place in history.
Subject: Brown, Sherrod, 1952- > Political and social views.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
United States. > Politics and government.
Progressivism (United States politics) > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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