Forgive Us Our Spins: Michael Moore and the Future of the Left

Forgive Us Our Spins: Michael Moore and the Future of the Left

by Jesse Larner

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ISBN-13: 9780471793069
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/26/2006
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

JESSE LARNER is a graduate of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is the author of Mount Rushmore: An Icon Reconsidered, and his work has been featured on NPR, BBC Radio, and Radio Nation. He has appeared in several documentary films on American politics. He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: CLASS STILL MATTERS.

1. Roots.

2. New Vistas, New Conflicts.

3. A National Stage.

PART TWO: ROADKILL POLITICS.

4. Fun With A Purpose.

5. Take the Gunheads Bowling.

PART THREE: SPOKESMAN FOR THE LEFT: HOW MICHAEL MOORE FOUNDHIS AUDIENCE, AND HIS AUDIENCE FOUND HIM.

6. The Stolen Election of 2000.

7. A Debate About Reality.

8. New York 2004: Among the Republicans.

9. Fahrenheit v. Celsius.

10. Moore Abroad.

PART FOUR: THE ROAD AHEAD.

11. Populism.

12. Terrorism.

13. Prospects.

Postscript: A Challenge for Conservatives. 

Notes.

Sources.

Index.

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