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The good fight : a life in liberal politics

Author: Walter F Mondale; Dave Hage
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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The former vice president presents an impassioned argument for American liberalism while tracing his political career, describing his efforts to increase accountability over the FBI and CIA, his service as the ambassador to Japan, and the liberal principles he believes will be essential for the coming years.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Walter F Mondale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter F Mondale; Dave Hage
ISBN: 9781439158661 : $28.00 1439158665 : $28.00 9781439158678 1439158673
OCLC Number: 555638158
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 375 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Progressive takes root --
High tide --
The fight for equality --
Lost trust: Vietnam and the Election of 1968 --
Poverty and opportunity --
The battle for a more responsive Senate --
Spies, security, and the rule of law --
Meeting a new Democrat --
Our first year in the White House --
Showing the world a different America --
America in an age of limits --
Hostage crisis --
The Election of 1980 --
Mondale vs. Reagan --
An alliance in Asia --
Looking forward.
Responsibility: Walter F. Mondale, with David Hage.

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The former vice president presents an impassioned argument for American liberalism while tracing his political career, describing his efforts to increase accountability over the FBI and CIA, his service as the ambassador to Japan, and the liberal principles he believes will be essential for the coming years.

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"An illuminating memoir by a notably decent, thoughtful, genuine, likeable and underestimated American leader. Walter Mondale offers a memorable, sometimes surprising account of vanished worlds--a Read more...

 
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