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Author Winebrenner, Hugh, 1937-

Title The Iowa precinct caucuses : the making of a media event / Hugh Winebrenner and Dennis J. Goldford

Publ Info Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2010]
Edition Third edition
 RIC  JK521 .W55 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK521 .W55 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  JK521 .W55 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 363 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Bur oak book
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The media and American politics: an overview -- Iowa: a political and demographic profile -- The Iowa Precinct caucuses: the decades of obscurity -- The 1968 and 1972 caucuses: the emergence of a national event -- The 1976 caucuses: the making of a front-runner -- The 1980 caucuses: a media event becomes an institution -- The 1984 caucuses: the kickoff of a front-loaded season -- The 1988 caucuses: a media extravaganza -- The 1992 caucuses: a favorite son emerges -- The 1996 caucuses: back in the limelight -- The 2000 caucuses: more important than ever -- The 2004 caucuses: change and continuity -- The 2008 caucuses: from Iowa to the White House -- Media event or local event? The caucuses in perspective
LC subject Presidents -- United States -- Nomination
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States
Press and politics -- United States
Political parties -- Iowa
Iowa -- Politics and government
Add Author Goldford, Dennis J., 1948-
ISBN 9781587299155 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1587299151 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781587299544 (e-book)
1587299542 (e-book)