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An even better place : America in the 21st century

Author: Richard A Gephardt; Michael Wessel
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An Even Better Place is more than just a collection of good, common-sense ideas about what's right and what's wrong. It's a powerful, provocative statement, Gephardt's first ever, about what our priorities must be if we are to be able to get our politics and our policy back on track. Drawing from examples in his own life - his childhood in St.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Gephardt; Michael Wessel
ISBN: 1891620169 9781891620164
OCLC Number: 40857149
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Democracy at Risk --
Pt. 1. Thinking Like Owners: Democracy in the Workplace and the Marketplace --
Pt. 2. Our Families, Our Future: Solutions for the "Quiet Crisis" --
Pt. 3. Beyond the Politics of Destruction: A Renewed Ideal of Citizenship --
Conclusion: The Mission Ahead.
Responsibility: Richard Gephardt, with Michael Wessel.

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An Even Better Place is more than just a collection of good, common-sense ideas about what's right and what's wrong. It's a powerful, provocative statement, Gephardt's first ever, about what our priorities must be if we are to be able to get our politics and our policy back on track. Drawing from examples in his own life - his childhood in St.

Louis, his career in Congress, and the lives and ideas of the many Americans he has encountered - Gephardt offers a roadmap that illuminates where we've come from, and where we need to go. Refreshingly candid, An Even Better Place is a book for everyone frustrated with the state of politics in America and everyone who believes that we can and must be better.

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