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The Bill

How Legislation Really Becomes Law Case stdy natl Service Bill (rev & Updated)

Stephen Waldman - Author

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ISBN 9780140233049 | 320 pages | 01 Jan 1996 | Penguin | 5.70 x 7.71in | Adult
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"Skillfully guides us, with an engrossing and provocative tale, through the interplay of Congress and the White House, policy and politics. Must reading for students of American government."—Gary Orren, Harvard Univ. "Full of genuinely juicy details, it is certain to replace Eric Redman's studies in the future."—Charles Peters, Editor in chief, The Washington Monthy.

Acknowledgments
Cast of Characters
Journey of the Bills
Preface
1. Anatomy of a Campaign Promise
2. The Swiss Army Knife
3. The Puzzle Magnate
4. "Ideological Garbage"
5. The Cynical Media
6. "Ouch!"
7. Race, Class, and Veterans
8. Real Work
9. The Unveiling
10. The Grass Roots
11. Ford's Pooch and Pell's Spine
12. Action
13. SOS
14. A "Bad Off-Off-Broadway Play"
15. Getting Things Done
Epilogue
Appendix: How to Join AmeriCorps or Get a College Loan
Notes
Index


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