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The Democrats: From Jefferson to Clinton

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Interlacing humor into his ongoing narrative, Robert Allen Rutland provides in The Democrats a readable, balanced account of how the Democratic party was founded, evolved, nearly died, and came back in the twentieth century, flourishing as a political melting pot despite numerous setbacks. This updated version of Rutland's much-heralded The Democrats: From Jefferson to Car ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by University of Missouri (first published September 30th 1995)
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Rutland was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, on 1 October 1922. After serving in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Army during World War II, he received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1947. He earned a master's degree in history from Cornell University in 1950 and a Ph.D. in history from Vanderbilt University in 1953.

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