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William Donald Schaefer : a political biography

Author: C Fraser Smith
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Baltimore's "Do It Now" mayor, two-term Maryland governor, and recently elected comptroller of the treasury, William Donald Schaefer may be the most colorful character ever to play on the Free State's political stage - though competition for the honor is intense. In this readable account, Fraser Smith explores the formative influences, backroom deals, personal relationships, quirky Baltimorisms, vicious fights,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, C. Fraser, 1938-
William Donald Schaefer.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607381115
Named Person: William Donald Schaefer; William Donald Schaefer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Fraser Smith
ISBN: 0801862523 9780801862526
OCLC Number: 40912663
Description: xii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Uncle Willie's Boy --
"Dummy" --
Apprenticeship --
Schaefer's Turn --
Charm City --
Caretaker --
Renaissance --
The Cheerleader Cometh --
Wild Man --
Reinventing Main Street --
"The Best Damned City" --
Moving On --
Exile --
A Gift --
Homeless --
Tailspin --
Hitting Bottom --
Return of the Native --
Schaefer's Rules.
Responsibility: C. Fraser Smith.
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Schaefer's story, as told here, appeals beyond the state's borders, showing how one seemingly ordinary man made a difference in attacking the most serious social and economic problems government Read more...

 
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