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

Alterman, Eric. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780670023431
  • ISBN: 0670023434
  • Description: xi, 561 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.

Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Middlesex Community College.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks JC574.2.U6 A43 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Middlesex - Lowell Campus Lower Level JC574.2.U6 A43 2012 [MCC only] (Text to Phone) Available -
Middlesex - Lowell Campus Lower Level JC574.2.U6 A43 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -

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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.
Mattson, Kevin, 1966- (Added Author).

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