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Title:
A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail
Author:
Osgood, Charles.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Hyperion, 2008.
Physical Description:
viii, 239 pages ; illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
A treasury of presidential campaign anecdotes from the past seventy years is a compendium of lighthearted speech excerpts, interviews, and press-conference quotes from the campaigns of such presidents as FDR, Truman, and JFK.
Language:
English
Contents:
The election of 1948: Truman vs. Dewey -- The election of 1952: Eisenhower vs. Stevenson -- The election of 1956: Eisenhower vs. Stevenson -- The election of 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon -- The election of 1964: Johnson vs. Goldwater -- The election of 1968: Nixon vs. Humphrey -- The election of 1972: Nixon vs. McGovern -- The election of 1976: Carter vs. Ford -- The election of 1980: Reagan vs. Carter -- The election of 1984: Reagan vs. Mondale -- The election of 1988: Bush vs. Dukakis -- The election of 1992: Clinton vs. Bush -- The election of 1996: Clinton vs. Dole -- The election of 2000: Bush vs. Gore -- The election of 2004: Bush vs. Kerry.
ISBN:
9781401322298
Format :
Book