Moynihan's Moment: America's Fight Against Zionism as Racism

Moynihan's Moment: America's Fight Against Zionism as Racism

by Gil Troy


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ISBN-13: 9780199920303
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/03/2012
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Gil Troy is a leading political historian, and one of today's most prominent activists in the fight against the delegitimization of Israel. He is Professor of History at McGill University, and a Research Fellow in the Shalom Hartman Institute's Engaging Israel Program. Professor Troy's writings have appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, and other major media outlets. He writes a weekly column for The Jerusalem Post, and is Editor-at-Large of The Daily Beast's Open Zion blog. Professor Troy is the author of eight books, including biographies of Ronald Reagan and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Raising Hell: Moynihan's Moment
Prelude: 1945: "We the Peoples of the United Nations"
1. 1975: "The United States in Opposition" or the New World Disorder
2. The Making of a Warrior-Diplomat: Pat Moynihan as Insider and Outsider
3. The Sixties' "False Lexicon of Political Cliches" : Racializing Conflict and anti-Zionism with White Guilt
4. "Scary Doings at Mexico City": The International Women's Year Debacle and the Third World World's Che Guevara Rules
5. "We've Got to Stop This" Moynihan on the Move: October, 1975
6. Oom, Shmoom: "Where are your bloody Jews?"
7. "The United States does not acknowledge, it will not abide by, it will never acquiesce in this infamous act." November, 1975
8. "I AM A ZIONIST": The Liberal Backlash - Against the UN
9. This is "not the OK Corral and I am hardly Wyatt Earp": The Diplomatic Backlash - Against Moynihan
Epilogue 1: "A Resolution Born out of Bitter Ideological Confrontation among the Nations of the World"
Epilogue 2: Durban 2001: "The Terrible Lie" with "Terrible Consequences": The Return of Zionism Is Racism in the Delegitmization Derby, the Destruction Dysfunction, and the New Anti-Semitism

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