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American journey : traveling with Tocqueville in search of democracy in America

Author: Richard Reeves
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Touchstone editionView all editions and formats
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Journalist Richard Reeves travels the United States with a character representing Alexis de Tocqueville, who brings his book Democracy in America as a guide. Reeves interviews American like Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart and Alaska disc jockey Buster Richardson, examining the status of our democracyand finding out who Americans perceive themselves to be.
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Named Person: Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Richard Reeves; Alexis de Tocqueville
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Reeves
ISBN: 0671470671 9780671470678
OCLC Number: 29788465
Notes: First published: 1982.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: Newport to Rochester. 1. Newport ---
2. Versailles to Newport ---
3. Albany ---
4. Ithaca and Auburn ---
5. Canandaigua ---
6. Rochester ----
Part Two: Cincinnati to Baltimore. 7. Cincinnati ---
8. Louisville ---
9. Nashville and Memphis ---
10. New Orleans ---
11. Montgomery ---
12. Baltimore ----
Part Three: Saginaw to Detroit. 13. Saginaw ---
14. Green Bay ---
15. Detroit ----
Part Four: Philadelphia. 16. Philadelphia 1 ---
17. Philadelphia 2 ---
18. Boston 1 ---
19. Boston 2 ---
20. Boston to New York ---
21. New York ---
22. Washington.
Other Titles: Travelling with Tocqueville in search of democracy in America
Responsibility: Richard Reeves.

Abstract:

Journalist Richard Reeves travels the United States with a character representing Alexis de Tocqueville, who brings his book Democracy in America as a guide. Reeves interviews American like Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart and Alaska disc jockey Buster Richardson, examining the status of our democracyand finding out who Americans perceive themselves to be.

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