American Notebook: A Personal and Political Journey

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Melbourne Univ. Publishing, 2007 - Political Science - 230 pages
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Probing the psyche of the American people, this extended essay examines how the country═s mindset has changed during the tumultuous presidency of George W. Bush. The investigation draws on individual experiences as well as factual reporting, melding the personal and the political to capture the real mood of a powerful nation. Full of bold insights and brash honesty, this revealing study presents Americans as worried and disillusioned, artfully illustrating their struggles against a new wave of political pessimism.
 

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
18
Chapter Three
36
Chapter Four
56
Chapter Five
80
Chapter Six
96
Chapter Seven
111
Chapter Eight
131
Chapter Nine
147
Chapter Ten
165
Chapter Eleven
185
Chapter Twelve
203
Notes
217
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About the author (2007)

Michael Gawenda is the Washington correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, a former editor-in-chief of The Age, and a former editor of Time (Australia). He is a multiple recipient of the Walkley Award, Australia's most prestigious award for journalism. He lives in Washington, DC.

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