The cause : the fight for American liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama / Eric Alterman and Kevin Mattson.

Author
Alterman, Eric [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Viking, 2012.
Description
xi, 561 p. ; 24 cm.

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A history of American liberalism since the Great Depression traces the pivotal roles of leading contributors, describing how their ambitions, flaws, and successes have shaped the nation's government, media, and culture.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: nothing to fear -- Henry, Harry, and Eleanor: three faces of liberalism -- "Scare Hell" -- "The self-righteous delusions of innocence" -- Patient, firm, and vigilant -- The best years of our lives -- The two Joes -- Eggheads in the wilderness -- We shall overcome -- The liberal hour -- Master of disaster -- Paranoia strikes deep in the heartland -- In the darkness at the edge of town -- Maximum feasible misunderstanding -- "A government as good as its people" -- Where's the beef? -- A place called "hope" -- What's the matter with America? -- Hope and change?".
ISBN
  • 9780670023431
  • 0670023434
LCCN
2011045497
OCLC
733230699
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