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The Resource We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America, Juan Williams

We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America, Juan Williams

Label
We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America
Title
We the people
Title remainder
the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America
Statement of responsibility
Juan Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A former Washington Post White House correspondent and author of Eyes on the Prize examines the lives and ideas of 20th-century leaders who have extended the original vision of the Founding Fathers to reshape today's America
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Juan
Dewey number
973.3092/2
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.W535 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Celebrities
  • United States.
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • American Dream
Label
We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America, Juan Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-432) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Founding Fathers and modern America -- The great American melting pot. JFK, Ted Kennedy, and the immigration reform that changed America -- The living Constitution. Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon Johnson, and the fight for civil rights -- Broken windows, urban crime, and hard data. Bill Bratton and modern policing -- "No apologies, no regrets." General William Westmoreland and the rebirth of the U.S. military -- It's the economy, stupid. Milton Friedman's new math of free markets, big business, and small taxes -- Liberty and justice for all. Eleanor Roosevelt and the fight for universal human rights -- The bridge and tunnel crowd. Robert Moses, William Levitt, and the American city -- "Keep the boys happy." George Meany, labor unions, and the rise of the middle class -- One nation under God. Billy Graham and the power of the Christian right -- Girls to women to your boss. Betty Friedan and American feminism -- The power of diplomacy. Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon, and the opening of China -- One-third of a nation. Pat Moynihan and the war on poverty -- Equal protection under the law. Harry Hay, Barry Goldwater, and gay rights -- Back to the future. Ronald Reagan, Ed Meese, and the remaking of the judicial system -- The social safety net. Social Security, Medicare, and Robert Ball -- 'Silent spring.' Rachel Carson and the environmental movement -- A new beginning. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesse Jackson, and the fight for racial equality -- The right to bear arms. Charlton Heston and the NRA
Control code
19041964
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 453 pages
Isbn
9780307952042
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016010921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America, Juan Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-432) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Founding Fathers and modern America -- The great American melting pot. JFK, Ted Kennedy, and the immigration reform that changed America -- The living Constitution. Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon Johnson, and the fight for civil rights -- Broken windows, urban crime, and hard data. Bill Bratton and modern policing -- "No apologies, no regrets." General William Westmoreland and the rebirth of the U.S. military -- It's the economy, stupid. Milton Friedman's new math of free markets, big business, and small taxes -- Liberty and justice for all. Eleanor Roosevelt and the fight for universal human rights -- The bridge and tunnel crowd. Robert Moses, William Levitt, and the American city -- "Keep the boys happy." George Meany, labor unions, and the rise of the middle class -- One nation under God. Billy Graham and the power of the Christian right -- Girls to women to your boss. Betty Friedan and American feminism -- The power of diplomacy. Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon, and the opening of China -- One-third of a nation. Pat Moynihan and the war on poverty -- Equal protection under the law. Harry Hay, Barry Goldwater, and gay rights -- Back to the future. Ronald Reagan, Ed Meese, and the remaking of the judicial system -- The social safety net. Social Security, Medicare, and Robert Ball -- 'Silent spring.' Rachel Carson and the environmental movement -- A new beginning. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesse Jackson, and the fight for racial equality -- The right to bear arms. Charlton Heston and the NRA
Control code
19041964
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 453 pages
Isbn
9780307952042
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016010921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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