Contenders : America's most original presidential canidates / Joe Richman
Downloadable Audiobook | [Distributed by] OneClick Digital | 2016 | Unabridged.

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Edition
Unabridged.
Description
1 online resource (57 min.)
System Details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
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Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen.
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer
Narrated by Joe Richman.
Form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary
The arduous, often unpredictable journey to the U.S. presidency has attracted some of the most unique characters in history. With "unusual" presidential candidates grabbing headlines for the foreseeable future, Contenders shines a welcome spotlight on individuals that felt inspired to offer their uncommon perspectives and special talents to lead the nation. From heartbreaking near-misses (Stevenson, Bryan) and historic firsts (Woodhull, Chisolm, Smith), to campaigns that never stood a chance (Allen), Contenders provides fascinating insights into the American political process, along with unforgettable tales of the individuals we've met along the way. Featuring: Victoria Woodhull: The First Woman to Run for President Williams Jennings Bryan: The Speech That Changed Politics Adlai Stevenson: A Candidate in the Age of Television Margaret Chase Smith: Cold War in Pearls Shirley Chisolm: The Politics of Principle Gracie Allen: The Joke that Became a Campaign The "Veep": Alben Barkley's "Buck" Stopped with Harry Truman And more!
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GMD: electronic resource.
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Added Author
Richman, Joe.
HighBridge Audio (Firm)
ISBN
9781681681399
Music No.
Z100103332 Recorded Books
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