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The Resource Nobody calls just to say hello : reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate, Philip J. Rock ; with Ed Wojcicki

Nobody calls just to say hello : reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate, Philip J. Rock ; with Ed Wojcicki

Label
Nobody calls just to say hello : reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate
Title
Nobody calls just to say hello
Title remainder
reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate
Statement of responsibility
Philip J. Rock ; with Ed Wojcicki
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A loyal partisan and highly principled public official whose career overlapped with those of many legends of Illinois politics-including Mayor Richard J. Daley, Governor James Thompson, and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan-Democrat Philip J. Rock served twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate. Fourteen of those years were spent as senate president, the longest tenure anyone has served in that position. This nuanced political biography, which draws on dozens of interviews conducted by Ed Wojcicki to present the longtime senate president's story in his own words, is also a rare
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rock, Philip J.
Dewey number
328.73/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F546.4.R63
LC item number
A3 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wojcicki, Ed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rock, Philip J
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Legislators
  • Rock, Philip J
  • Illinois
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Legislators
  • Politics and government
  • Illinois
Label
Nobody calls just to say hello : reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate, Philip J. Rock ; with Ed Wojcicki
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontispiece; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Senator Philip J. Rock's Career; Introduction: Try to Be Fair and Evenhanded; 1. They Told Me It Wasn't My Turn; 2. Getting My Opportunity in Springfield; 3. Battling Walker and Fighting for Children; 4. My Finest Accomplishment; 5. A Scandal I Didn't Deserve; 6. The Crazy Eight Emerge; 7. A Move to Oak P; 8. Finally, the Senate Presidency; 9. Choosing Leaders and Saving Chrysler; 10. A Redistricting Fight; 11. Going National and Beefing Up Our Party; 12. Speaker Madigan; Gallery of Images
  • 13. Getting Behind the Tax Increase of 198314. Boosting Regional Transportation; 15. A U.S. Senate Race against Paul Simon; 16. Year of Major Education Reform; 17. The Debacle of the 1986 Elections; 18. Illinois Women in Government; 19. The Cubs and the Sox; 20. Another Tax Increase and Another Mayor; 21. Riverboats and Governor Edgar; 22. The Final Year; Epilogue: After the Senate; Appendix; Notes; References; Index; Author Bios
Control code
784947989
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809330720
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613674784
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
367478
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784947989
Label
Nobody calls just to say hello : reflections on twenty-two years in the Illinois Senate, Philip J. Rock ; with Ed Wojcicki
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontispiece; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Senator Philip J. Rock's Career; Introduction: Try to Be Fair and Evenhanded; 1. They Told Me It Wasn't My Turn; 2. Getting My Opportunity in Springfield; 3. Battling Walker and Fighting for Children; 4. My Finest Accomplishment; 5. A Scandal I Didn't Deserve; 6. The Crazy Eight Emerge; 7. A Move to Oak P; 8. Finally, the Senate Presidency; 9. Choosing Leaders and Saving Chrysler; 10. A Redistricting Fight; 11. Going National and Beefing Up Our Party; 12. Speaker Madigan; Gallery of Images
  • 13. Getting Behind the Tax Increase of 198314. Boosting Regional Transportation; 15. A U.S. Senate Race against Paul Simon; 16. Year of Major Education Reform; 17. The Debacle of the 1986 Elections; 18. Illinois Women in Government; 19. The Cubs and the Sox; 20. Another Tax Increase and Another Mayor; 21. Riverboats and Governor Edgar; 22. The Final Year; Epilogue: After the Senate; Appendix; Notes; References; Index; Author Bios
Control code
784947989
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809330720
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613674784
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
367478
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784947989

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