Blue smoke and mirrors: how Reagan won and why Carter lost the election of 1980

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Viking, 1981 - Political Science - 337 pages
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Discusses the 1980 presidential election, examining campaign strategies and masterminds, political maneuvers, sophisticated media technology, primaries, issues and platforms, and more

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About the author (1981)

A political columnist for the Baltimore Sun. He has been Gannett bureau chief in Washington and a columnist and editor for the now defunct Washington Star. He first appeared on Meet the Press in 1972 and has been a regular on the Today Show, CNN, and The McLaughlin Group. He is a regular panelist on Inside Washington. Germond lives in Charles Town, West Virginia.

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