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Big Daddy : Jesse Unruh and the art of power politics

Author: Bill Boyarsky
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revealing and frank, this biography tells the story of an American original, California's Big Daddy, Jesse Unruh (1922-1987), who was born into Texas sharecropper poverty, became a larger-than-life  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Jesse Unruh; Jesse Unruh; Jesse Unruh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Boyarsky
ISBN: 9780520219670 0520219678 1433708892 9781433708893
OCLC Number: 122525950
Description: xi, 265 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The death of a boss --
The road to California --
The GI Bill of Rights --
Hat in the ring --
The education of a rookie --
Segregation and the unruh civil rights act --
Fair housing and white backlash --
Animal house --
Backstabbing democrats --
Dirty dealings and high idealism --
A full-time legislature --
Unruh, Robert Kennedy, and the anti-war movement --
Unruh versus Reagan --
The man with the money.
Responsibility: Bill Boyarsky.
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"Filled with the kind of insights that only a seasoned observer of the ways of Sacramento could provide." San Francisco Chronicle "For those who revere the era of California politics when Read more...

 
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