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The Resource Behind the smile : a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign, Jeannie Morris

Behind the smile : a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign, Jeannie Morris

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Behind the smile : a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign
Title
Behind the smile
Title remainder
a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign
Statement of responsibility
Jeannie Morris
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In 1992, Carol Moseley Braun became the first, and to this day only, African-American woman elected to the US Senate. Long before this historic victory, which Barack Obama would later say prefigured his own path to the Senate and presidency, veteran Chicago journalist Jeannie Morris saw an incredible opportunity. Here was a bold and politically courageous candidate, a feminist and sensible progressive with whom Morris quickly identified on a personal level. Morris joined the campaign to write the official story of a brilliant retail politician with a charismatic smile. What happened next resulted in a story that went well beyond what Morris could have imagined. Behind the Smile is the riveting campaign-trail memoir of a journalist coming to grips with the shortcomings of an ascendant politician -- a charismatic trailblazer whose personal relationship with a key staffer led to her undoing. The narrative unfolds as the personal journey of a sympathetic reporter reconciling her own belief in an inspiring figure with her responsibility to deliver the facts. In Behind the Smile, Morris brings the social and political impact of Moseley Braun's story -- from her meteoric rise to her eventual downfall -- into clear focus"--
  • "Memoir by a Chicago journalist recounting the 1992 US Senate campaign of Carol Moseley Braun"--
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Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Behind the smile : a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign, Jeannie Morris
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm75349449
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781572841765
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015014510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Behind the smile : a story of Carol Moseley Braun's historic senate campaign, Jeannie Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm75349449
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781572841765
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015014510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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