ISBN-10:
0878755330
ISBN-13:
9780878755332
Pub. Date:
09/28/2004
Publisher:
Whitston Publishing Co Inc
Running with the Machine: A Journalist's Eye-Opening Plunge into Politics / Edition 1

Running with the Machine: A Journalist's Eye-Opening Plunge into Politics / Edition 1

by Dan Lynch, Daniel Lynch

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Running with the Machine: A Journalist's Eye-Opening Plunge into Politics / Edition 1

When author Dan Lynch retired from a 30-year career as a reporter and columnist, he decided to run for a seat in the New York State Assembly during the same campaign season as Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the U.S. Senate. In this absorbing book, Lynch chronicles his campaign spent running as an independent in the Democratic slot.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878755332
Publisher: Whitston Publishing Co Inc
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 12.50(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Dan Lynch is a veteran newspaperman, author, and television and radio commentator. He worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer as chief political writerm was an editor for New York's Newsday and served for 16 years as managing editor at the Albany Times Union. He became the newspaper's featured columnist in 1995 and his opinion column was distributed to 660 North American newspapers. Lynch received multiple awards for his column and was twice selected by a Times Union reader's poll as the New York State Capital Region's "best print journalist". He is the author of six novels and many articles and has taught journalism at Temple University and Long Island University. His live radio talk program , The Dan Lynch Show, is broadcast weekdays on Albany's leading news-talk radio station.

Table of Contents

Preface1
1.Off and Running5
2.Few Are Chosen19
3.Organization Man37
4.The Gang's All Here49
5.Winging It69
6.The First Stone87
7.Strange Bedfellows109
8.Root of All Evil127
9.A Knife in the Back147
10.Facing the Lions171
11.Troubled Waters191
12.Sound and Fury209
13.Rough and Tumble229
14.Pitched Battle249
15.The Ivory Tower269
16.The First Casualty291
17.Bag of Tricks313
18.Eyeball to Eyeball335
19.Hell-Bent for Election363
20.Toughing It Out383
21.Patriotism Is Not Enough401
Who's Who in the Book423
Index427

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