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The education of a public man : my life and politics

Author: Hubert H Humphrey
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Co., 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The autobiography of the senator from Minnesota and former Vice-President, describing his life in politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hubert H Humphrey; Hubert H Humphrey; Hubert H Humphrey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert H Humphrey
ISBN: 0385056036 9780385056038
OCLC Number: 2136506
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 513 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : a day of waiting --
Prairie land, prairie people --
Never a pill without an idea --
The banks closed early --
The loss of home --
"Don't ever admit that you don't know how to dance" --
Eating mistakes --
Pills, hogtone, and nose drops --
"Together we can do things" --
With Dad's blessings, with Muriel's bounty --
Into Huey Long's South --
"I've got a job now, and I'm paying taxes" --
"We're trying to find a candidate for mayor" --
"We must unite" --
I'm the mayor --
"Why would anyone shoot at me?" --
Bringing a party together --
The bright sunshine of human rights --
My principles offended, my personality enraged --
Compromise is not a dirty word --
Tolerance if not affection --
Three wise men --
"Quit fooling around with people you can't depend on" --
"Feel free to attack me anytime" --
The loyal opposition --
"It is a bone in my throat" --
A cold winter in Wisconsin --
In the hills and hollows of West Virginia --
Cracking the whip --
"Let us continue" --
"Out of the shadows" --
"Let's go over to the White House for a night cap" --
Vice President : and one viewpoint on Vietnam --
One place, one man --
The politics of joy --
"I gather you are not asking my advice" --
The better part of being Vice President --
A lesson or two --
The privilege.
Responsibility: Hubert H. Humphrey ; edited by Norman Sherman.

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The autobiography of the senator from Minnesota and former Vice-President, describing his life in politics.

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