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Author Bothmer, Bernard von, 1967-

Title Framing the sixties : the use and abuse of a decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush / Bernard von Bothmer

Publ Info Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E841 .B68 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI Reference  E841 B68 2010    LIB USE ONLY
 Wheaton Stacks  E841 .B68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 290 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: framing the frame -- "The sixties" : defining an era -- Blaming "the sixties" : the rise of Ronald Reagan -- A tale of two sixties : Reagan's use of JFK and LBJ -- Reagan and the memory of the Vietnam war -- Remembering Vietnam and the civil rights movement : George H.W. Bush's 1960s -- George H.W. Bush and the great society -- Bill Clinton and the heroes of the 1960s : using liberal icons for conservative ends -- Vietnam and "the sixties" in the Clinton presidency -- The "un-sixties" candidate : George W. Bush -- Framing John Kerry : the 2004 presidential campaign and "the sixties" -- Conclusion: the persistent power of the 1960s
LC subject United States -- History -- 1961-1969
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Liberalism -- United States
Conservatism -- United States
ISBN 9781558497320 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558497323 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558497313 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558497315 (library cloth : alk. paper)