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Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America

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The story of Dan Rostenkowski s rise and fall provides one of the keys to how power is sought, won, exercised, and distributed in contemporary America, argues political journalist James L. Merriner. A literal son of the Chicago political machine, Rostenkowski was installed in politics by his father, Alderman Joseph P. Rostenkowski, and by his mentor, Mayor Richard I. Daley. In his thirty-six year congressional career, he served nine presidents, forming close friendships with many of them. His legislative masterpiece was the ...

Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America 2002, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale

ISBN-13: 9780809324736

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Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America 1999, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809322800

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