A Campaign Of Ideas available in Hardcover
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- ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Clifford W. Brown, Jr. and Robert J. Walker outline and analyze the entire Anderson/Lucey platform. The book includes the original Program of the Anderson/Lucey National Unity Campaign; a summary of the platformRebuilding a Society that Works: An Agenda for America; and the Budget Impact Statement which outlines the full financial implications of Anderson's proposals. Brown and Walker, who participated in the writing of the platform, discuss contemporary political platforms and differentiate the Anderson/Lucey platform from those of the major political parties in 1980 in an informative introduction. They also briefly describe the Anderson campaign, focusing on Anderson's rise to national attention, the role of the research department that produced the platform, the process of writing it, and its reception by the national news media.