Liberalism's Last Hurrah: The Presidential Campaign of 1964

Liberalism's Last Hurrah: The Presidential Campaign of 1964

by Gary A. Donaldson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510702363
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Gary A. Donaldson is the Keller Family Foundation Chair in American History at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. He is the author of numerous books on American political and diplomatic history including The Making of Modern America: The Nation from 1945 to the Present; Modern America: A Documentary History of the Nation Since 1945; The First Modern Campaign: Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960; American Foreign Policy: The Twentieth Century in Documents; and Truman Defeats Dewey.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Conservatives in the "Modern" World of Eisenhower - and the Rise of Goldwater 2. The Democrats Resurgent and the Rise of the Boston-Austin Axis 3. Goldwater Ambivalence and the Decision to Run 4. Early Republican Battlegrounds and the Rise of George Wallace 5. Lyndon Johnson and the Reins of Power 6. Conservatism Triumphant: Wallace and Goldwater in the Primary Season 7. Guillotine: The Jacobins Remove the Ancient Regime 8. LBJ's "Bobby Problem" and the Humphrey String-along 9. The King Is Dead. Long Live the King 10. Goldwater and Johnson in a Cause Predetermined 11. Home Stretch 12. Analysis Appendix

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