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The Big Chill: The Great, Unreported Story of the Bush Inauguration Protest

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What really happened in the 2000 Presidential election - and can it happen again?

It was the most tumultuous and uncertain transition of power in the history of the United States, and yet, to most Americans, what really happened in the 2000 presidential election remains unclear—something went wrong in Florida, but the Supreme Court cleared it up and then, er, everyone was h
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Paperback, 112 pages
Published August 15th 2005 by Melville House (first published 2004)
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SmarterLilac
Jul 05, 2013 SmarterLilac rated it it was amazing
Sometimes I forget important books I've read. This came across my screen today while I was surfing Politico.com. It was one of those 'turning point' books for me--when I realized that we couldn't have the corrupt election process we do in this country without a complicit media. Lack of coverage of election fraud in 2000 got Corporate Media the Bush presidency, so why would it bother to cover the social fallout from that stolen election and illegally inaugurated 'leader'? Reading about media refu ...more
Edmund
Sep 15, 2008 Edmund rated it liked it
Chilling indeed. A sickening, but important, reminder of how badly the US has retreated from democracy and some of the ways in which the corporate media perpetrated a disservice to democracy during the scandalous "selection" of 2000 and the ways in which it continues to undermine the very values which it claims to uphold.
Melville House Publishing
Feb 11, 2008 Melville House Publishing rated it it was amazing
In THE BIG CHILL, Dennis Loy Johnson provides a gripping first person account of the enormous protest on inauguration day, which included scenes of violence and the most massive police and military presence ever in the capital—and yet went largely unreported.
Connor
Sep 18, 2007 Connor rated it it was amazing
A very quick read as it is really just an extended investigative article. Righteous, engaging, and furiously written account of the 2000 Inauguration as it actually happened. Less partisan than you would think, too.
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