Books: America in Search of Itself: The Making of the President, 1956-1980 by Theodore White

Theodore White wrote a classic series on Presidential races in the 1960’s and 1970’s. This is a condensed, single volume of those books. For those interested in election season history, these are must-read books.

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In this last of his prize-winning series on American presidential politics, Theodore H. White tells of the dramas that lie behind that transformation. He reveals how television took over American politics and changed its nature and how it came to undermine all American life.

Chris Spangle is the publisher and editor of We Are Libertarians, a news site and podcast that covers national and Indiana politics from the libertarian perspective. Spangle previously worked in marketing for the Englehart Group on behalf of the Advocates for Self-Government. He also served as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana and producer of the Abdul in the Morning Show. He now works as the web director of a nationally syndicated morning show.

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