Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal

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"Coup is the behind-the-scenes story of a day that was not supposed to happen in America - the abrupt transition from one Governor to the next - that did happen in Tennessee in January 1979. It was unprecedented in American history, made national headlines, and stunned the political power structure in the home state of Andrew Jackson, Estes Kefauver, Howard Baker, and Al Gore. The sudden transfer of power that surprised the sitting Governor, Ray Blanton, was deemed necessary because of what one F.B.I. agent called "the ...

Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal 2017, Vanderbilt University Press

ISBN-13: 9780826521842

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Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal 2013, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826519320

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