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Rolling on the river : the best of Steve Neal

Author: Steve Neal
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume brings together the work of Chicago political writer Steve Neal. The work, drawn from his long running ""Chicago Sun-Times"" column, covers historic events like the election of Jayne M.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neal, Steve, 1949-
Rolling on the river.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Neal
ISBN: 080932282X 9780809322824
OCLC Number: 40907673
Description: xv, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Paul Simon --
Lift Every Voice. Marian Anderson. Paul Robeson. Gwendolyn Brooks. Cesar Chavez. Jesse L. Jackson --
Presidents. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Harry S. Truman. Dwight D. Eisenhower. John F. Kennedy. Lyndon B. Johnson. Richard M. Nixon. Gerald Ford. Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan. Bill Clinton --
Mayors of Chicago. Richard J. Daley. Michael A. Bilandic. Jane M. Byrne. Harold Washington. Eugene Sawyer. Richard M. Daley --
Illinois Governors. Adlai E. Stevenson. William G. Stratton. Richard B. Ogilvie. James R. Thompson. Jim Edgar --
Illinois Senators. Paul H. Douglas. Everett M. Dirksen. Charles H. Percy. Alan J. Dixon. Paul Simon. Carol Moseley-Braun. Richard J. Durbin --
Men of the House. Tip O'Neill. Sidney R. Yates. Dan Rostenkowski. Henry J. Hyde. William O. Lipinski. Bobby L. Rush. Lane Evans. J. Dennis Hastert --
Hardball. Jeremiah E. Joyce. Edmund L. Kelly. Richard F. Mell. Edward R. Vrdolyak. Philip J. Rock. Michael J. Madigan --
Warhorses. Thomas P. Keane. Vito Marzullo. Abraham L. Marovitz. Marshall Korshak. George W. Dunne. Stanley T. Kusper. Cecil A. Partee --
On the Edge. James D. Heiple. Jack O'Malley. John J. Flood. Burton F. Natarus. Robert Shaw. Alfred G. Ronan. Mel Reynolds --
Perks. Lee A. Daniels. George H. Ryan. Phil Crane --
Uncommon Valor. The Fighting Sullivans. Jim and Sarah Brady. Thomas J. Stack. William F. Roemer --
Ringmasters. Ben Bentley. Jack Brickhouse. Harry Caray. Dick Biondi --
Champions. Red Grange. Sid Luckman. Kenny Washington. George Connor. John Lattner. Tony Zale. Jersey Joe Walcott. Muhammad Ali. Steve Prefontaine --
Men in Black. Monsignor Ignatius D. McDermott. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin. Father Andrew M. Greeley --
Storytellers. Dashiell Hammett. Ernest Hemingway. Saul Bellow. John Updike. Barbara Tuchman. Robert V. Remini --
Legends. John Wayne. Frank Sinatra. Ella Fitzgerald. Hank Williams. Patsy Cline. Rock Garden.
Responsibility: Steve Neal ; foreword by Paul Simon.
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"Steve Neal is a unique political correspondent: a writer with broad historical knowledge, consummate literary skill, and a great love for the political game. Unlike many columnists, there is not a Read more...

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