This book traces the troubled history of American liberalism between the tumultuous 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention and Bill Clinton's election to the White House. In those years, liberals effectively conceded the political center to conservatives and wandered the political wilderness. For decades, scholars have examined how conservatives captured the American electorate during this time. This book, however, looks at why and how liberals sowed the seeds of their own creed's demise. Through examining a sundry array of grassroots activists and officeholders, from big city mayors to ... Read more
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