Table of contents for William Jennings Bryan : a fresh look at a public life / Gerald Leinwand.

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Table of Contents
Prologue:										 1
	Bryan, He Kept the Faith
Chapter 1: The Boy Orator								 8
	The Story of My Good Fortune
	The Lure of the Prize
Chapter 2: Young Man in a Hurry							 26
	Becoming a Lawyer
	Law and Politics in Lincoln
	Bryan at 29
	"Who the Hell is Bryan?"
	On the Campaign Trail
	A Congressional Freshman 
	"The Young Upstart from Lincoln"
Chapter 3: "Cross of Gold"								 55
	In the Political Wilderness, Briefly
	"The Logic of the Situation"
	"What Did He Say?"
	"Saul Among the Israelites"
	The One Hundred Dollar Nomination
	The "Great Commoner" Campaigns
Chapter 4: "I Have Kept the Faith"							 90
	"Cuba Libre"
	Settling it Right: The Second Battle
	The Campaign of 1900
	The Great Commoner: The Battle Continues
	"Shall the People Rule?"
Chapter 5: Hero of Lost Causes							119
	"At His Heroic Best"
	The President and the Secretary
	Bryan and World Peace
	A Secretary of State Resigns
	
Chapter 6: "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier"					139
	"He Kept Us Out of War"
	"Dry Cleaning": Bryan and Prohibition
	Bryan and Woman Suffrage
Chapter 7: The Waning Years								154
	Bryan and the 1920 Convention
	Bryan and the Convention of 1924
	The Bigotry of Bryan?
Chapter 8: The War on Science							169
	Anti-Evolution Comes to the Schools of Tennessee
	The Scopes Trial: A Duel to the Death
Chapter 9: Bryan: Joshua of American Fundamentalism				195
Epilogue: 										205
	Bryan as Allegory: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
	
	Bryan as Parody: Inherit the Wind
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index
Illustrations

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.