Table of contents for Independent nation : how centrism is changing the face of American politics / John P. Avlon.


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Independent Nation - Table of Contents 
INTRODUCTION 
1) THE INCUMBENT UNDER ATTACK FROM BOTH SIDES
 THEODORE ROOSEVELT: THE ROUGH RIDER TAKES ON THE ROBBER BARONS - 1904
 Harry Truman fights a Three-Front War as Progressives and Dixiecrats Desert 1948
 THE RISE AND FALL OF JIMMY CARTER -1980
 LOUISIANA REFORMER BUDDY ROEMER FACES A CROOK AND THE KKK IN THE BIG EASY - 1991 
2) THE OPPOSITION CANDIDATE REACHES OUT 
 Woodrow Wilson: Progressive Beats the Party Bosses - 1912 
 John F. Kennedy: An Idealist Without Illusions claims the Cold Warrior Mantle - 1960 
 RICHARD NIXON PLEDGES TO "BRING US TOGETHER" - 1968
 BILL CLINTON LEADS THE DEMOCRATS OUT OF THE WILDERNESS AND INTO THE WHITE HOUSE - 1992
 
3) THE PRIMARY CONTEST: REFORMERS VS. THE OLD GUARD
 California Governor Earl Warren: Non-Partisan Wins Both Primaries - 1946
 EISENHOWER VS. ROBERT TAFT: INTERNATIONALISM VS. ISOLATIONISM - 1952
 ROCKEFELLER VS. GOLDWATER: LIBERAL REPUBLICAN VS. AN ADVOCATE OF EXTREMISM - 1964
 DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN VS. BELLA ABZUG: THE NEO-CON VS. THE NEW LEFT - 1976
4) DECLARATIONS OF INDEPENDENCE 
 Senator Margaret Chase Smith: The Lady from maine Stands up to Joe McCarthy - 1950
 SENATOR EDWARD BROOKE: STUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - 1973 
 RADICAL CENTRISTS: THE INDEPENDENT GOVERNORS OF THE 1990S	
GOVERNOR LOWELL WEICKER OF CONNECTICUT - 1990
GOVERNOR ANGUS KING OF MAINE - 1994
		GOVERNOR JESSE VENTURA OF MINNESOTA - 1998
 RUDY GIULIANI: INDEPENDENT REFORMER RESTORES THE GLORY TO GOTHAM - 1997
5) ELECTION 2000: COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATISM VS.PRACTICAL IDEALISM 
CONCLUSION 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Politics and government 20th century, Center parties United States History 20th century, Politicians United States Biography, Politicians United States History 20th century