The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the Culture War

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Historian and former university president Sheldon Hackney recounts how he became an unwitting combatant in the Culture Wars when his nomination to become President Bill Clinton's chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities came under fire from right-wing conservatives. Hackney meticulously describes the background of ideological maneuvering that was behind not only the attacks on him but also the fierce campaign to bring down Clinton. He says, "I believe my story illustrates how the Culture War and the current ...

The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the Culture War 2002, NewSouth Books, Montgomery

ISBN-13: 9781588380685

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