For Children

Start Over Add to My Lists Export
Record:   Prev Next
Author Littlefield, Nick.
Title Lion of the Senate : when Ted Kennedy rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress / Nick Littlefield and David Nexon ; introduction by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  973.929 L    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xx, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction by Doris Kearns Goodwin -- Election day -- The contract with America -- The failed struggle for health reform -- Republicans in the majority -- Preparing the resistance -- The struggle for the mind of the President -- Orrin Hatch -- Rallying the Democrats -- The fight begins -- The Republican attack -- Senate rules -- Will Democrats join together? -- The Capitol, the Senate, and the city of Washington -- Exposing the Republican budget before Labor Day -- The Senate returns to the budget after Labor Day -- The first train wreck -- The second train wreck -- A new "big idea" -- Laying the groundwork -- The clash of the titans : Dole vs. Kennedy -- Clash of the titans, round 2 -- Victory -- The Children's Health Initiative -- A dream fulfilled : "we owe it to Ted" -- The new challenge and the Kennedy vision -- Epilogue.
Subject Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Nexon, David.
Goodwin, Doris Kearns, author of introduction.
Added Title When Ted Kennedy rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress
ISBN 9781476796154 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1476796157 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781476796161 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
1476796165 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
9781476796178 (ebook)
Standard No. 40025457148