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Barney Frank : the story of America's only left-handed, gay, Jewish congressman

著者: Stuart E Weisberg
出版商: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2009.
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This book is a detailed biography of one of the nation's most distinctive and effective legislators, based on interviews with over 150 people, including more than 30 hours with Barney Frank himself. In a survey conducted by Washingtonian magazine, Barney Frank was rated the smartest, funniest, and most eloquent member of Congress. A mainstay in the House of Representatives since 1981, he has come to be known for his  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Biography
提及的人: Barney Frank; Barney Frank; Barney Frank
材料类型: 传记, 政府刊物, 州政府或者省政府刊物
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所有的著者/提供者: Stuart E Weisberg
ISBN: 9781558497214 1558497218
OCLC号码: 286423369
注意: Includes index.
奖励: American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards Honor Book, 2010.
描述: xii, 514 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
内容: Introduction --
An outspoken voice at the White House table --
Bayonne born and bred --
A decade at Harvard with only a B.A. to show for it --
Moving seamlessly from political theory at Harvard to hardball politics at City Hall --
Coming to Washington --
Running for the legislature from Ward 5, where everybody knows your name --
The gentleman from the back bay --
Mr. Frank goes to Washington with help from Pope John Paul II and John Kerry --
Rookie of the year --
Running against heckler-Reaganomics --
Barney, we hardly recognize ye --
Subcommittee Chairman Frank --
A Frank that relishes the perfect job --
Accompanying Yelena Bonner back to the USSR --
Coming out --
In surviving a Washington sex scandal, the importance of being frank --
A frank compromise on gays in the military --
The most hated man in Gingrichdom --
Defending the President against impeachment --
The gay Washington monument --
Talking frankly about not beating around the bush --
A committee chairman at last.
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A detailed biography of one of the nation's most distinctive and effective politicians. Based on interviews with over 150 people, it covers Barney Frank's life and career, from his working-class  再读一些...

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