Taking sides; a personal view of America from Kennedy to Nixon to Kennedy

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Main Author: Whalen, Richard J., 1935-
Format: Book
Published:Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1974.
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Table of Contents:
  • Politics without purpose: Nixon: politics as conspiracy. Kennedy: politics as illusion. The triumph of media politics. Cultural politics.
  • Alternatives: Barry Goldwater and the new American conservatism. Crossing the line I: John Lindsay and charisma at City Hall. Crossing the line II: John Connally and the emerging corporate state. Scoop Jackson: the last new frontiersman.
  • What happened, U.S.A.?: Migrations and escapes. The automobile-centered society. Who owns America? The U.S., Japan, and the new economic era. The second cold war. The Kennedy legacy.