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

(Author). Mattson, Kevin, 1966- (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780670023431
  • ISBN: 0670023434
  • Description: xi, 561 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking,

Available copies

  • 11 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction JC 574.2 .U6 A43 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-541) and index.
Contents Note: 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?".
Summary: 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.
Subject: Liberalism > United States > History > 20th century.
Liberalism > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.