Honest John Williams

U.S. Senator from Delaware

Author: Carol E. Hoffecker



Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 277

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This biography of Williams discusses, among other things, how his revelations of a "mess in Washington" helped to elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to the Presidency in 1952. Known as the "conscience of the Senate, " Williams demonstrated that steadfast allegiance to principled integrity can produce results and earn the respect of voters and politicians alike. Illustrated.

All the Way with LBJ

The 1964 Presidential Election

Author: Robert David Johnson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: History

Page: 316

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All the Way with LBJ examines the LBJ tapes, analysing the 1964 presidential campaign and the political culture of the mid-1960s.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005

The Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States, from the First Through the One Hundred Eighth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 2005, Inclusive

Author: United States. Congress



Category: Electronic government information

Page: 2218

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Lists every member of the U.S. House and Senate since 1789, with brief biographical entries on each member.


Author: Amanda Gesiorski, Naomi Jahn, Christian Krueger; Edited by Andrew Prellwitz and David Sakrison

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing


Category: History

Page: 127

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"From its first settlement by Fourierite communards in the 1840s, before Wisconsin became a state, Ripon has had a long and distinguished history, swept by and nourishing important currents of the nation's saga. The party of Abraham Lincoln was born herein 1854, in the nation's first public gathering to call itself 'Republican Party.' On the eve of the Civil War, Ripon's 'Booth War' brought the city to national attention as a hotbed of abolitionism. Ripon is the birthplace of suffragette Carrie ChapmanCatt and department store pioneer H. Gordon Selfridge. Its stately homes and neighborhoods remind many visitors of New England, and its historic downtown remains one of the best preserved in the region. Ripon College, founded in 1851, has often been described as the 'Harvard of the Midwest.' Its alumni include actors Spencer Tracy and Harrison Ford, jazz singer Al Jarreau, American physicist and health researcher Elda Emma Anderson, and astronaut Jeffrey Bantle"--Back cover.

A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri

With Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri. Also the Lives of Daniel Boone and the Celebrated Indian Chief, Black Hawk, with Numerous Biographies and Histories of Primitive Institutions

Author: William Smith Bryan



Category: Missouri

Page: 528

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Honest to God

Author: John Arthur Thomas Robinson

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press


Category: Religion

Page: 183

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This is the fortieth anniversary edition of John Robinson's classic text. Honest to God is a bracing and engaging call to re-examine outdated and troublesome images of God.

New Outlook

Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith





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