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As a six-term senator, Magnuson authored the Civil Rights Act, championed consumer protection legislation, pushed for federal aid to education while holding down Pentagon budgets—and was a whiskey-and-poker companion to Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. About the Series, Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. 1. Seattle, May 24, 1989
  2. pp. 3-8
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  1. 2. Fargo/Moorhead
  2. pp. 9-17
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  1. 3. Seattle, 1925
  2. pp. 18-24
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  1. 4. Mr. Smooth
  2. pp. 25-29
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  1. 5. Depression
  2. pp. 30-40
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  1. 6. Young Man in a Hurry
  2. pp. 41-49
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  1. 7. New Deal, New World, the "Soviet of Washington"
  2. pp. 50-58
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  1. 8. Mr. Magnuson Goes to Washington
  2. pp. 59-65
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  1. 9. "Ensign" Magnuson
  2. pp. 66-74
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  1. 10. Adonis from Congress
  2. pp. 75-82
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  1. 11. Horses, Flaxseed, and Dutiful Son
  2. pp. 83-91
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  1. 12. Commander Magnuson
  2. pp. 92-103
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  1. 13. War, Politics, and McGoozle
  2. pp. 104-114
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  1. 14. Senator Magnuson
  2. pp. 115-129
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  1. 15. The "Pol's Pol," the Playboy's Playboy
  2. pp. 130-141
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  1. 16. Cold War, Monkey Business
  2. pp. 142-153
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  1. 17. Maggie, Scoop, and Overdrafts
  2. pp. 154-166
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  1. 18. The Sinner and the Saint
  2. pp. 167-176
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  1. 19. American Prime Time
  2. pp. 177-190
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  1. 20. Camelot and Comeback
  2. pp. 191-201
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  1. 21. Triumph, Cuba, and Trouble
  2. pp. 202-211
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  1. 22. Bumblebees
  2. pp. 212-225
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  1. 23. Civil Rights: The Whole Load of Hay Falls on Maggie
  2. pp. 226-238
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  1. 24. The Sixties
  2. pp. 239-253
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  1. 25. Revival
  2. pp. 254-267
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  1. 26. "Scoop and Maggie"
  2. pp. 268-282
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  1. 27. The Prime of Public Interest
  2. pp. 283-293
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  1. 28. The Great Dictator
  2. pp. 294-308
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  1. 29. A Time to Go
  2. pp. 309-319
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  1. 30. Coming Home: The Green Light
  2. pp. 320-328
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  1. Images
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 329-347
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 349-360
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780295802213
Related ISBN
9780295976310
MARC Record
OCLC
45730621
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-08
Language
English
Open Access
No
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