36 Days: The Complete Chronicle of the 2000 Presidential Election Crisis

36 Days: The Complete Chronicle of the 2000 Presidential Election Crisis

by Kenneth W. Starr, Correspondents of The New York Times Staff
     
 

From the most trusted newspaper in the country, here is the complete story of the Election 2000 standoff that stopped American politics.

Beginning on Election Day and ending with the Supreme Court decision that gave victory to George W. Bush, this important volume provides a day-by-day record of events as they unfolded. Drawing on the talents of many of the the

Overview

From the most trusted newspaper in the country, here is the complete story of the Election 2000 standoff that stopped American politics.

Beginning on Election Day and ending with the Supreme Court decision that gave victory to George W. Bush, this important volume provides a day-by-day record of events as they unfolded. Drawing on the talents of many of the the top political reporters at The New York Times, 36 Days aims to make sense of a complex and convoluted chapter in our recent history.

Along with lead stories from each consecutive day, the book includes informative and enlightening background pieces, analytical essays, investigative reports, personality profiles, and opinion pieces, thus offering students and all other observations of this election a well-rounded, fair-minded, thoughtful account. These pieces are linked by original text that highlights key developments and shifting strategies. Also included are selected excerpts from all the relevant legal opinions, statistical graphics, quotations, and sidebar stories. An introduction by acclaimed presidential scholar Brinkley adds historical perspective to this authoritative and comprehensive chronicle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805068504
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/07/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.07(d)

Meet the Author

The New York Times team behind this book includes R. W. Apple, Jr., David Barstow, Richard L. Berke, Rick Bragg, Frank Bruni, Dana Canedy, Adam Clymer, Ford Fessenden, Dexter Filkins, David Firestone, William Glaberson, David Gonzalez, Linda Greenhouse, Alison Mitchell, Michael Moss, Don van Natta, Jr., Mia Navarro, Richard Perez-Pena, Todd S. Purdum, Kevin Sack, Elaine Sciolino, Katherine Seelye, Somini Sengupta and many other.

Douglas Brinkley, the director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies, is a distinguished professor at the University of New Orleans. He is the author of numerous books, including The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House, which was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times; and Witness to America: An Illustrated Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today, edited with Stephen Ambrose.

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