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Fred Harris : his journey from liberalism to populism

Author: Richard Lowitt
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Riding on the coattails of Lyndon Johnson's 1964 landslide victory over Barry Goldwater, Fred Harris defeated former University of Oklahoma football coach Charles (Bud) Wilkinson to become, at age 33, the youngest senator-elect in the history of the Sooner state. He quickly proved himself a most active senator - he was named chairman of a subcommittee during his first year, sought to bring accountability in federal
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lowitt, Richard, 1922-
Fred Harris.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002
(OCoLC)606336050
Online version:
Lowitt, Richard, 1922-
Fred Harris.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2002
(OCoLC)606759746
Named Person: Fred R Harris; Fred R Harris
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lowitt
ISBN: 0742521621 9780742521629
OCLC Number: 48811446
Description: xv, 285 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Getting there --
Freshman --
Making his mark --
Shifting gears --
To Chicago --
1968: campaigning with Hubert Horatio Humphrey --
DNC --
The broader view --
New populism: laying the groundwork --
Preparations --
A populist runs for president --
The first Americans --
New populist --
Shedding his skin --
Up from the basement --
The last hurrah.
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