1968 [electronic resource] : the election that changed America / Lewis L. Gould.
- 2nd ed.
- Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2010.
- American ways series.
American ways series
1 online resource (187 p.)
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968.
Elections -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
- Electronic books.
- The race for the White House in 1968 was a watershed event in American politics. In this brilliantly succinct narrative analysis, Lewis L. Gould shows how the events of that tumultuous year changed the way Americans felt about politics and their national leaders. Bitterness over racial issues and the Vietnam War that marked the 1968 election continued to shape national affairs and to rile American society for years afterward. And the election accelerated an erosion of confidence in American institutions that has not yet reached a conclusion. In his lucid account, now revised
- Preface to the First Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1; On the Eve of 1968; 2; The President Withdraws; 3; The Violent Spring; 4; Nixon's the One; 5; Democratic Disaster at Chicago; 6; October Surprises; Recommended Reading
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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