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My Life in Progressive Politics: Against the Grain

Joseph D. Tydings with John W. Frece ; with a foreword by Joe Biden
Format
Book
Published
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2018]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781623496272, 1623496276
Contents
  • Foreword / by Joe Biden
  • A political life
  • Against the grain
  • Oakington
  • A plan for life
  • Reform and independence
  • Against the legislative tide
  • Regulating savings and loan associations
  • Kennedy Man
  • A prosecutor the organization didn't want
  • A thirty-two-month learning experience
  • A tangle of savings and loan scams
  • Kidnapping, murder, and assassination
  • Challenging the Democratic machine
  • A break with the past
  • A freshman senator's voice
  • Defending the great Warren Court decisions
  • "A voteless people is a hopeless people"
  • Fairness in federal court
  • Congress and the City of Washington
  • The hardest fights
  • Vietnam and the political costs of war
  • The environment and overpopulation
  • Gun control
  • One progressive position too many
  • Citizen public service
  • Epilogue: An open letter to my grandchildren (and their generation).
Description
xii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-346) and index.
Technical Details
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