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Author Sanders, Bernard, author.

Title Outsider in the White House / Bernie Sanders with Huck Gutman ; afterword by John Nichols.

Publication Info. London : Verso, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SANDERS,B 2015    Available
Edition Updated edition.
Description xix, 346 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note Original edition published in 1997 under title: Outsider in the House.
Contents You have to begin somewhere -- Socialism in one city -- The long march forward -- We win some victories -- The scapegoating Congress -- Getting around Vermont -- The final push -- Where do we go from here?
Summary Bernie Sanders's campaign for the presidency of the United States has galvanized people all over the country, putting economic, racial, and social justice into the spotlight, and raising hopes that Americans can take back their country from the billionaires and change the course of history. In this book, Sanders tells the story of his political life. He describes how, after cutting his teeth in the Civil Rights movement, he helped build a grassroots political movement in Vermont, making it possible for him to become the first independent elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in forty years. The story continues through the U.S. Senate and through the launch of his presidential campaign.
Subject Sanders, Bernard.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Gutman, Huck, 1943- author.
Nichols, John, author of aferword.
Added Title Outsider in the House
ISBN 9781784784188

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