Description - Wrong on Race by Bruce Bartlett
On the tails of an election with the subject of race at the forefront, "Wrong on Race" uncovers a hidden past that many Democrats would rather see swept under the carpet. Ranging from the founding of the Republic through to today, it rectifies the unfair perceptions of America's two national parties. While Nixon's infamous "Southern Strategy" is constantly referenced in the media, less well remembered are Woodrow Wilson's segregation of the entire Federal civil service; FDR's appointment of a member of the KKK to the Supreme Court; John F. Kennedy's apathy towards civil rights legislation; and the ascension of Robert Byrd, who is current President pro tempore of the Senate, third in line in the presidential line of succession, and a former member of the KKK.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(225mm x 151mm x 20mm)
St. Martin's Griffin
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Author Biography - Bruce Bartlett
Bruce Bartlett has had a nationally syndicated newspaper column for the last ten years, and has written for "The New York Times," "Wall Street Journal," "Commentary," "The National Review," and "Fortune." He was a domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and a treasury official under President George H.W. Bush.