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Tension City

Inside the Presidential Debates, From Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain

eBook - 2011
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Presents an analysis of political debates from the last two decades through the preparations, executions, and mistakes of recent moderators and participants, offering insight into specific high-profile events and decisions.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679603511
0679603514
Characteristics: 1 online resource (209 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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rozzman Oct 21, 2011

Eh. A vey easy read. Was through it in a couple of days. No heavy lifting here. However, if you have watched the presidential debates over the years; or even read the papers about them, there is nothing new here. The book was O.K. ; just did not learn anything new here.

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