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The contest : the 1968 election and the war for America's soul / Michael Schumacher.

Author/Creator:
Schumacher, Michael, 1950- author.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 540 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968.
Summary:
A dramatic, deeply informed account of one of the most consequential elections and periods in American history.
Contents:
Hubert Humphrey : the long road to contention
Eugene McCarthy : making of a grassroots candidacy
Richard Nixon : reboot
George Wallace : politics of race
Robert Kennedy : shadows of indecision
New Hampshire : victorious losers
Wisconsin : a reward for the challenger
Torrents of rage and sorrow
Indiana : killing floor
Nebraska : expectations, high and low
Oregon : McCarthy's big stand
California : a time to be born, a time to die
Summer doldrums
Miami : "Let's win this one for Ike"
Resistance
Chicago : preserving disorder
The final lap
America votes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 518-524) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Michael K. Schaefer Fund.
Contributor:
Michael K. Schaefer Fund.
ISBN:
0816692890
9780816692897
9780816692927
0816692920
OCLC:
1007308408
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