Eugene McCarthy: And the Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism

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Anchor Books, 2005 - 397 σελίδες
A portrait of the leading Democratic figure during the 1950s and 1960s traces his rise to power, his passionate work with the anti-Vietnam War movement, elections to the House of Representatives and Senate, efforts as a New Deal and Cold War moderate liberal, and contributions to the 1968 Democratic Convention. Reprint.
 

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Eugene McCarthy: the rise and fall of postwar American liberalism

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Eugene McCarthy is best known as the charismatic peace and anti-Lyndon Johnson candidate in the 1968 presidential election. In this illuminating political biography, Sandbrook (American history, Univ ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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The Watkins Wonder
3
The Education of a Catholic Politician
16
The New Liberalism and the 1948 Election
30
The Quiet Congressman
54
Patronage and Principle in the Eisenhower
68
The Politics of Ambition
89
Rethinking the Cold
117
The Limits of Power
142
New Hampshire 1968
163
The Road to Chicago
187
The Aftermath of Defeat
225
chapter twelve
257
THE LIBERA Ls prog R
293
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Born in Shropshire in 1974, Dominic Sandbrook studied history and modern languages at Oxford University. He has a master’s degree from the University of St. Andrews and a doctorate from Cambridge University. He taught American history at the University of Sheffield from 2001 to 2004, and has held a Senior Fellowship at the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford.  He is the author ofNever Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles, and lives in London.

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