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The Resource Politics : observations & arguments, 1966-2004, Hendrik Hertzberg

Politics : observations & arguments, 1966-2004, Hendrik Hertzberg

Label
Politics : observations & arguments, 1966-2004
Title
Politics
Title remainder
observations & arguments, 1966-2004
Statement of responsibility
Hendrik Hertzberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of American politics from Lyndon Johnson's administration to the present is arranged by such themes as campaigns, the media, and wars, in a volume that illuminates particular events in modern history
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hertzberg, Hendrik
Dewey number
973.92
Index
index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.H48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Politics and culture
  • Politicians
  • World politics
  • Politics and culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Politics : observations & arguments, 1966-2004, Hendrik Hertzberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enough About the Sixties -- The San Francisco Sound: New music, new subculture -- Weather Report: White Tornado: Lunacy on the Left -- Everywhere's Somewhere: John and Yoko come to New York -- Why the War Was Immoral: Looking back at Vietnam and anti-Vietnam -- You Had to Be There: What Woodstock was "like" -- Big Men -- A Moral Ideologue: The character of Jimmy Carter -- The Child Monarch: Ronald Reagan's surprising presidency -- Scaling Mt. Kennedy: R.F.K.'s journey from fixer to martyrdom -- Speechifyin' -- In Praise of Judson Welliver: Judson who? -- Wascally Woss: Perot's favorite fuzzy animal -- Speeding Ticket: Cicero goes Geraldo -- Two Speeches: J.F.K.'s Inaugural and Clinton's -- Big Talk: It's about addressing the mainstream -- Star-Spangled Banter: Can we please have a better national anthem? -- Talking Points: Behind the lines with Peggy Noonan -- The Word from W.: A shockingly good Inaugural Address -- Grinding Axis: The rhetorical uses of evil -- Judeo-Christians -- Antidisestablishmentarianism: A Jaycee protests -- Vatican't: Instructions from Rome and Alabama -- Secular Sermon: The stakes in the Rushdie affair -- Two Little Words: One nation under God (stet) -- Dividends: Bush's preferential option for the rich -- A Campaign -- Sluicegate '88: The journalistic stoning of Gary Hart -- Sporting News: Tarred by the Miami Herald's brush -- G.O.P. Follies: The Republicans debate -- Tuesday Night Patball: Republicans and Democrats, starring Tom Brokaw -- Monster from the Id: Politics as psychotherapy, from Gary Hart -- First Returns: Good morning, Iowa -- Dole's Charm: His masks of comedy and tragedy -- The Father, the Son, and the Holy Politician: Pat Robertson's Oedipus complex -- The Tortoise: Dukakis's slow, sure bid for the nomination -- Ivy Scoreboard: Which is more elitist, Harvard or Yale? -- Dynasties Old and New: Scenes from the Democratic Convention -- Front Man: The moral decline of the American ruling class -- Roboflop: Make that 999 points of light and one dim bulb -- And What if ...? Debate three: the remix -- Aroma of Bull: Following the Bush campaign caravan -- Recriminations '88: Hell, I Dunno: Parceling out blame -- Foreigners -- Poland's Revolution: The Proletariat--remember them? -- Le Changement: L'anticommunisme des Socialistes -- Death of a Patriot: Olof Palme, American -- Casualties of War: Oops, Russia got out of Afghanistan -- Democracia: The fall of the Berlin Wall as seen from Central America -- Civics, Nicaragua-Style: The Sandinistas blow it -- Non-Party Lines: Scenes from the Soviet twilight -- Team Player: "Observing" an election -- Gremlins and Goblins: The end of the Soviet Union -- The Kosovo Precinct: Police work in the Balkans -- A Tale of Two Cubas: Havana and Miami fight over Elian -- Wingers -- McGovernist Conspiracies: The threat of ideological fluoridation -- Neoconfab: Debating whether Soviet power will still triumph -- Sweet and Sour: Wild and crazy Republicans in convention assembled -- Marxism: The Sequel: The dialectics of Newt Gingrich -- Cookie Monster: The Speaker as author -- Bad News for Bigots: The good news from Bob Jones University -- Sheer Helms: He preferred his racism straight up -- Can You Forgive Him?: A right-wing conspirator comes clean -- Rush in Rehab: Megadoses for megadittos -- The Wayward Media -- Headline: The guy who wrote Ford to City: Drop Dead -- The Big Tune-Out: Whaddya mean, "no story"? -- Entertainment for Men: Which'll it be, Playboy or Penthouse? -- Cross Talk: An irritating anchorhabit -- Press Pass: Clinton awes the hacks -- Topless Tabloids of Gotham: Latest on Post-News slayfest! -- George Without Tears: What was John Kennedy's magazine all about? -- What's Up, Doc?: Dr. or Mr.? -- L'Affaire Blair: Fabulousness at the New York Times -- Radio Daze: Same thing on every station -- Wedge Issues -- Big Boobs: The good parts of the Meese porn report -- Burning Question: Whom does capital punishment punish? -- Federal Death: Gallows to gurney -- Wounds of Race: The bitter truths behind affirmative action -- Flagellation: Flag burning? Can't be done -- Gore's Greatest Bong Hits: The dopey drug war -- Labor's China Syndrome: The problem is, unions are illegal -- Cops and Wallets: Have faith in Bruce, please, Officers -- Unnatural Law: Taking sodomy private -- Northern Light: O Canada -- High Crimes -- Dean's First Day: The Senate Watergate hearings get under way -- Tower Play: Capitol Hill prissiness claims a Republican sinner -- What a Whopper: Clarence Thomas's lies about lying -- Tales of the Tapes: Nixon had the right idea -- What It's About: Evidently not the opposite of sex -- Ghosts in the Machine -- Let's Get Representative: How to make Congress democratic -- Twelve Is Enough: A simple cure for chronic incumbency -- Boom Vox: The screeching, deafening voice of "the people" -- Idea Woman: The actual, and excellent, thoughts of Lani Guinier -- Filibuster I: Catch-XXII: The Senate rule that killed health care ... -- Filibuster II: Filibusted: ... and how and why it should be killed, too -- The Case for Proportional Representation: Why voting is almost never a political act in the U.S. -- Letter from New Hampshire: This Must Be the Place: Somebody has to decide who'll be president, right? -- The Lesson of Red Ken: The real novelty of London's mayoral election -- Best Picture: Why good movies get nominated and bad ones get Oscars -- Framed Up: What the Constitution gets wrong -- Yuppies and Other Leftovers -- The Education of Mr. Smith: The morality of pragmatism -- All the Fine Young Kennedys: Caroline and John, among others -- Moby-Rick: In quest of Leviathan -- The Short Happy Life of the American Yuppie: The rise and fall of a cultural archetype -- Book Him: Bill Clinton and other presidential memoirists -- 2000 + 9/11 -- Five Percenter: Why it was right to keep Nader out of the debates -- Both Sides Now: Clinton versus Clinton -- They've Got Personality: What are the candidates "about"? -- College High Jinks: What if the loser wins? -- All Perfectly Legal: Bush becomes president-appoint -- Eppur Si Muove: Gore and Galileo -- Advice and Consent: The case for obstructionism -- Generous George: Bush disguises an agenda of greed -- Defense Mechanisms: The obsession with missile defense -- Tuesday, and After: The reality of horror and the metaphor of war -- Stimulation: Squandering 9/11's only gift -- Differences: A success that's too conventional for comfort -- Recounted Out: An election result no longer in doubt -- Mine Shaft: Lessons of the Quecreek Nine -- Manifesto: A dismal, ignoble vision of "national security" -- 2000 and Two: The unmet challenge of that undemocratic election -- Too Much Information: Information awareness that's, like, total -- Blixkrieg: The unilateral rush to war in Iraq -- Attack Anxiety: How did it come to this? -- Collateral Damage: Things hidden in the fog of war -- Building Nations: What's sauce for Iraq ... -- Unsteady State: Earth to Bush: Bush to Mars
Control code
54407435
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 683 pages
Isbn
9781594200182
Lccn
2004044332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Politics : observations & arguments, 1966-2004, Hendrik Hertzberg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enough About the Sixties -- The San Francisco Sound: New music, new subculture -- Weather Report: White Tornado: Lunacy on the Left -- Everywhere's Somewhere: John and Yoko come to New York -- Why the War Was Immoral: Looking back at Vietnam and anti-Vietnam -- You Had to Be There: What Woodstock was "like" -- Big Men -- A Moral Ideologue: The character of Jimmy Carter -- The Child Monarch: Ronald Reagan's surprising presidency -- Scaling Mt. Kennedy: R.F.K.'s journey from fixer to martyrdom -- Speechifyin' -- In Praise of Judson Welliver: Judson who? -- Wascally Woss: Perot's favorite fuzzy animal -- Speeding Ticket: Cicero goes Geraldo -- Two Speeches: J.F.K.'s Inaugural and Clinton's -- Big Talk: It's about addressing the mainstream -- Star-Spangled Banter: Can we please have a better national anthem? -- Talking Points: Behind the lines with Peggy Noonan -- The Word from W.: A shockingly good Inaugural Address -- Grinding Axis: The rhetorical uses of evil -- Judeo-Christians -- Antidisestablishmentarianism: A Jaycee protests -- Vatican't: Instructions from Rome and Alabama -- Secular Sermon: The stakes in the Rushdie affair -- Two Little Words: One nation under God (stet) -- Dividends: Bush's preferential option for the rich -- A Campaign -- Sluicegate '88: The journalistic stoning of Gary Hart -- Sporting News: Tarred by the Miami Herald's brush -- G.O.P. Follies: The Republicans debate -- Tuesday Night Patball: Republicans and Democrats, starring Tom Brokaw -- Monster from the Id: Politics as psychotherapy, from Gary Hart -- First Returns: Good morning, Iowa -- Dole's Charm: His masks of comedy and tragedy -- The Father, the Son, and the Holy Politician: Pat Robertson's Oedipus complex -- The Tortoise: Dukakis's slow, sure bid for the nomination -- Ivy Scoreboard: Which is more elitist, Harvard or Yale? -- Dynasties Old and New: Scenes from the Democratic Convention -- Front Man: The moral decline of the American ruling class -- Roboflop: Make that 999 points of light and one dim bulb -- And What if ...? Debate three: the remix -- Aroma of Bull: Following the Bush campaign caravan -- Recriminations '88: Hell, I Dunno: Parceling out blame -- Foreigners -- Poland's Revolution: The Proletariat--remember them? -- Le Changement: L'anticommunisme des Socialistes -- Death of a Patriot: Olof Palme, American -- Casualties of War: Oops, Russia got out of Afghanistan -- Democracia: The fall of the Berlin Wall as seen from Central America -- Civics, Nicaragua-Style: The Sandinistas blow it -- Non-Party Lines: Scenes from the Soviet twilight -- Team Player: "Observing" an election -- Gremlins and Goblins: The end of the Soviet Union -- The Kosovo Precinct: Police work in the Balkans -- A Tale of Two Cubas: Havana and Miami fight over Elian -- Wingers -- McGovernist Conspiracies: The threat of ideological fluoridation -- Neoconfab: Debating whether Soviet power will still triumph -- Sweet and Sour: Wild and crazy Republicans in convention assembled -- Marxism: The Sequel: The dialectics of Newt Gingrich -- Cookie Monster: The Speaker as author -- Bad News for Bigots: The good news from Bob Jones University -- Sheer Helms: He preferred his racism straight up -- Can You Forgive Him?: A right-wing conspirator comes clean -- Rush in Rehab: Megadoses for megadittos -- The Wayward Media -- Headline: The guy who wrote Ford to City: Drop Dead -- The Big Tune-Out: Whaddya mean, "no story"? -- Entertainment for Men: Which'll it be, Playboy or Penthouse? -- Cross Talk: An irritating anchorhabit -- Press Pass: Clinton awes the hacks -- Topless Tabloids of Gotham: Latest on Post-News slayfest! -- George Without Tears: What was John Kennedy's magazine all about? -- What's Up, Doc?: Dr. or Mr.? -- L'Affaire Blair: Fabulousness at the New York Times -- Radio Daze: Same thing on every station -- Wedge Issues -- Big Boobs: The good parts of the Meese porn report -- Burning Question: Whom does capital punishment punish? -- Federal Death: Gallows to gurney -- Wounds of Race: The bitter truths behind affirmative action -- Flagellation: Flag burning? Can't be done -- Gore's Greatest Bong Hits: The dopey drug war -- Labor's China Syndrome: The problem is, unions are illegal -- Cops and Wallets: Have faith in Bruce, please, Officers -- Unnatural Law: Taking sodomy private -- Northern Light: O Canada -- High Crimes -- Dean's First Day: The Senate Watergate hearings get under way -- Tower Play: Capitol Hill prissiness claims a Republican sinner -- What a Whopper: Clarence Thomas's lies about lying -- Tales of the Tapes: Nixon had the right idea -- What It's About: Evidently not the opposite of sex -- Ghosts in the Machine -- Let's Get Representative: How to make Congress democratic -- Twelve Is Enough: A simple cure for chronic incumbency -- Boom Vox: The screeching, deafening voice of "the people" -- Idea Woman: The actual, and excellent, thoughts of Lani Guinier -- Filibuster I: Catch-XXII: The Senate rule that killed health care ... -- Filibuster II: Filibusted: ... and how and why it should be killed, too -- The Case for Proportional Representation: Why voting is almost never a political act in the U.S. -- Letter from New Hampshire: This Must Be the Place: Somebody has to decide who'll be president, right? -- The Lesson of Red Ken: The real novelty of London's mayoral election -- Best Picture: Why good movies get nominated and bad ones get Oscars -- Framed Up: What the Constitution gets wrong -- Yuppies and Other Leftovers -- The Education of Mr. Smith: The morality of pragmatism -- All the Fine Young Kennedys: Caroline and John, among others -- Moby-Rick: In quest of Leviathan -- The Short Happy Life of the American Yuppie: The rise and fall of a cultural archetype -- Book Him: Bill Clinton and other presidential memoirists -- 2000 + 9/11 -- Five Percenter: Why it was right to keep Nader out of the debates -- Both Sides Now: Clinton versus Clinton -- They've Got Personality: What are the candidates "about"? -- College High Jinks: What if the loser wins? -- All Perfectly Legal: Bush becomes president-appoint -- Eppur Si Muove: Gore and Galileo -- Advice and Consent: The case for obstructionism -- Generous George: Bush disguises an agenda of greed -- Defense Mechanisms: The obsession with missile defense -- Tuesday, and After: The reality of horror and the metaphor of war -- Stimulation: Squandering 9/11's only gift -- Differences: A success that's too conventional for comfort -- Recounted Out: An election result no longer in doubt -- Mine Shaft: Lessons of the Quecreek Nine -- Manifesto: A dismal, ignoble vision of "national security" -- 2000 and Two: The unmet challenge of that undemocratic election -- Too Much Information: Information awareness that's, like, total -- Blixkrieg: The unilateral rush to war in Iraq -- Attack Anxiety: How did it come to this? -- Collateral Damage: Things hidden in the fog of war -- Building Nations: What's sauce for Iraq ... -- Unsteady State: Earth to Bush: Bush to Mars
Control code
54407435
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 683 pages
Isbn
9781594200182
Lccn
2004044332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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