The Resource The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century, Brendan and Tim McNulty., (ebook)

The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century, Brendan and Tim McNulty., (ebook)

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The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century
Title
The meanest man in Congress
Title remainder
Jack Brooks and the making of an American century
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Brendan and Tim McNulty.
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eng
Summary
A native of Beaumont, Texas, and a World War II veteran, Jack Brooks represented Texas's Ninth District for forty-two years in the U.S. Congress. One of the most influential congressmen you've never heard of, the irascible Brooks is finally getting his due in this first full biography. The Meanest Man in Congress chronicles in fascinating detail not only a remarkable lawmaker's career-spanning the tenures of ten U.S. presidents-but also the epic sweep of American history in the latter half of the twentieth century, from the Kennedy assassination to the Iran-Contra affair. Packed with anecdotes based on Brooks's personal correspondence, interviews with his peers and family members, and more, this meticulously researched biography traces the incredible life and times of a true public servant, a man who applied his tenacious will to practical, across-the-aisle governance for the good of his constituents and his country. At a time when Brooks's brand of selfless service is in short supply and American politics has become a zero-sum game, distinguished authors Timothy McNulty and Brendan McNulty bring into high relief the character of a man who knew how to compromise and bargain, negotiate and cooperate to get things done
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Midwest
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McNulty, Brendan
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  • 328.73/092
  • B
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non fiction
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  • Brooks, Jack
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Texas
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adult
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The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century, Brendan and Tim McNulty., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781603064118
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12366433
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The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century, Brendan and Tim McNulty., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781603064118
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12366433
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12366433
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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