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The Drugstore Liberal

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Examines the life, up until 1968, of Hubert H. Humphrey, a 1960 presidential hopeful, vice president to Lyndon B. Johnson, and 1968 Democratic presidential nominee.
Robert Sherrill, a frequent and longtime contributor to The Nation, was formerly a reporter for the Washington Post. He has authored numerous books on politics and society, including The Drugstore Liberal (196
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cloth, 200 pages
Published 1968 by Grossman Publishers (NY)
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Erik Graff
Mar 27, 2009 Erik Graff rated it liked it
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1968 was easily the most intense year of my life. The New Left was surging with Johnson's vast escalation of the war, the Democratic Party was splitting in response, and I just barely managed to get on the wave that crashed in the streets of Chicago during the Convention in August, seeing much of it, meeting some of the principals.
I'd been working for Eugene McCarthy's campaign since 1967 at about which time I'd also joined the YPSL and the SDS, these divided loyalties reflecting some of the d
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