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The cause

the fight for American liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the inheritance
Henry, Harry, and Eleanor: three faces of liberalism
The breaking point
Is there anything we can do for you, Harry?
The key to the destiny of tomorrow: toward a philosophy and practice of liberal foreign policy
Culture warriors before their time, 1944-50
The first culture war: McCarthyism and the limits of liberalism
Eggheads in the wilderness
Civil rights wins, communism wanes, and liberalism is reborn
The thousand days
Master of disaster
Paranoia strikes deep in the heartland
In the darkness at the edge of town
The Carter interregnum
The even bleaker years, 1980-88
Reentering the world of ideas, rethinking the vital center, and the rise, fall, and rise of Bill Clinton, 1988-99
Beautiful losers
"Hope and change?".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
JC574.2.U6 A43 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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