Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House
Humor, Blunders, and Other Oddities from the Presidential Campaign Trail Unabridged [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
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Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House by Charles Osgood
Book DescriptionAs Charles Osgood showed in his popular book Kilroy Was Here: The Best American Humor from World War II, sometimes the most intense situations yield the most unexpectedly funny stories. And few situations are more intense than a presidential campaign. From FDR to Harry Truman to JFK to George W. Bush, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House captures the wit and humor of the campaign trail-a place where levity is always welcome. Osgood includes fragments of speeches, interviews, and press conferences, as well as articles written by and about the candidates-no source is left untapped. Arriving exactly when America most needs a good laugh, this book promises to make the seemingly endless race to the presidency a little more bearable, if not downright enjoyable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400157525
(190mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles Osgood
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Kilroy Was Here, Paperback / softback (April 2002)» View all books by Charles Osgood
Inspired by a ubiquitous piece of graffiti that U.S. servicemen had left behind during World War II, Emmy Award-winning television journalist Osgood presents an assortment of classic stories and comic tales that had buoyed the spirits of Americans who have served on land, at sea, and in the air.
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Author Biography - Charles Osgood
Charles Osgood has been the anchor of "CBS News Sunday Morning" since 1994. He is also the author of "The Osgood Files" and "See You on the Radio." Norman Dietz, a writer, an actor, and a solo performer, has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from "AudioFile" magazine, the ALA, and "Publishers Weekly." Additionally, "AudioFile" named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.
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