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    • Working Congress

    • A Guide for Senators, Representatives, and Citizens
    • By: Robert Mann
    • Narrated by: Jim Seybert
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1964, as the polarizing Civil Rights Act made its way through the House and Senate, and Congress navigated one of the most tumultuous eras in American history, a Harris Poll put the institution's approval rating at 60%. Why then, 50 years later, has the public's approval of Congress eroded to an all-time low of 10%?

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    • Politic experts give thoughts on fixing politics

    • By Kingsley on 07-03-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds

    • LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad That Changed American Politics
    • By: Robert Mann
    • Narrated by: Aaron Killian
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this thought-provoking and highly listenable book, Robert Mann provides a concise, engaging study of the "Daisy Girl" ad, widely acknowledged as the most important and memorable political ad in American history. Commissioned by Johnson's campaign and aired only once during Johnson's 1964 presidential contest against Barry Goldwater, it remains an iconic piece of electoral propaganda, intertwining cold war fears of nuclear annihilation with the increasingly savvy world of media and advertising.

    Regular price: $19.95