Tip O' Neill and the Democratic Century

Tip O' Neill and the Democratic Century

by John A. Farrell
     
 
The definitive biography of Thomas Philip "Tip" O'Neill, the greatest post-War Speaker of the House, and the rise and decline of Democratic politics from an award-winning political reporter.To read John A. Farrell's account of Tip O'Neill is to take a walk through the greatest moments of post-World War II American politics. O'Neill's career began with the start of the

Overview

The definitive biography of Thomas Philip "Tip" O'Neill, the greatest post-War Speaker of the House, and the rise and decline of Democratic politics from an award-winning political reporter.To read John A. Farrell's account of Tip O'Neill is to take a walk through the greatest moments of post-World War II American politics. O'Neill's career began with the start of the New Deal, and his final foe was Newt Gingrich. From the Melting Pot to Watergate, Tip saw it all, and was no mere bystander to the turmoil of his times. No governor, member of congress, president, or any Democratic leader witnessed so many of his party's historic triumphs and failures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316185707
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
08/27/2002
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.22(h) x 1.29(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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