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  • Tags: Campaigns and political culture

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The wife of Ronald Reagan's former press secretary describes life with her husband before and after he was shot by John Hinckley, the circumstances that led her to become a gun control activist, and her own battle with lung cancer.

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More has been written about Abraham Lincoln than about any other American. Yet very little of this literature sees Lincoln as he was in his times - as a man of ideas, as a man of deep intellectual curiosity about the raging political and economic…

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A history of the presidential campaign of 1800 follows the contest between the two candidates, Adams and Jefferson.

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Narrates the presidential election of 1800 and its impact on American history, drawing in elements such as the friendship between Adams and Jefferson, the beginnings of government under the Constitution, and partisan warfare.

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An Even Better Place is more than just a collection of good, common-sense ideas about what's right and what's wrong. It's a powerful, provocative statement, Gephardt's first ever, about what our priorities must be if we are to be able to get our…

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Gary Hymel is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 30 January 2015. Mr. Hymel discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 23 January 1994, where discussed his book "All Politics is Local and other Rules of the…

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Author Kenneth Ackerman is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 2 May 2014. Mr. Ackerman discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 27 July 2003, where he discussed his book "Dark Horse: The Surprise Election…

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Rick Perlstein is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 14 July 2014. Mr. Perlstein discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 3 June 2001, where he discussed his book "Before the Storm."

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Before the Storm begins in a time very much like the present - the tail end of the 1950s, with America affluent, confident, and convinced that political ideology was a thing of the past. "But when John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960,…

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A collection of Michael Kinsley's writings pertaining to policy issues, presidential politics, the culture of Washington, the media, film, television, and book publishing.
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