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The last great Senate : courage and statesmanship in times of crisis, Ira Shapiro

Label
The last great Senate : courage and statesmanship in times of crisis
Title
The last great Senate
Title remainder
courage and statesmanship in times of crisis
Statement of responsibility
Ira Shapiro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A vivid portrait of the statesmen who helped steer America during the crisis years of the late 1970s, transcending partisanship and overcoming procedural roadblocks that have all but strangled the Senate since their departure
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
328.73/07109047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1161
LC item number
.S53 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The last great Senate : courage and statesmanship in times of crisis, Ira Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-443, 445-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The grind -- The natural -- Great expectations, different agendas -- Hawk and Dove -- The appearance of impropriety -- The liberal filibuster -- A year of living dangerously -- The Panama Canal battle -- Venturing into the Middle East -- An epic business-labor clash -- Saving New York -- Closing days -- Before the storm -- After the Iranian Revolution -- Fighting the economic tide -- SALT II: death by a thousand cuts -- A tough political climate -- America's last frontier -- Fighting to survive -- The lame duck session
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 475 p.
Isbn
9781586489366
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011039314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40020528519
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn704388428
Label
The last great Senate : courage and statesmanship in times of crisis, Ira Shapiro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-443, 445-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The grind -- The natural -- Great expectations, different agendas -- Hawk and Dove -- The appearance of impropriety -- The liberal filibuster -- A year of living dangerously -- The Panama Canal battle -- Venturing into the Middle East -- An epic business-labor clash -- Saving New York -- Closing days -- Before the storm -- After the Iranian Revolution -- Fighting the economic tide -- SALT II: death by a thousand cuts -- A tough political climate -- America's last frontier -- Fighting to survive -- The lame duck session
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 475 p.
Isbn
9781586489366
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011039314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40020528519
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn704388428

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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