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The Resource "Oh, waiter! One order of crow!" : inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history, Jeff Greenfield

"Oh, waiter! One order of crow!" : inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history, Jeff Greenfield

Label
"Oh, waiter! One order of crow!" : inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history
Title
"Oh, waiter! One order of crow!"
Title remainder
inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Greenfield
Title variation
Oh, waiter, one order of crow
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Few people know the absurdities of American politics better than Jeff Greenfield, CNN's award-winning political and media analyst. Now for all those millions of Americans who are still trying to figure how we got there, Greenfield takes us behind the scenes to explore Election Night 2000, the campaign that produced it, and the tumultous weeks that followed it, and their surreal glory. From the long election battle itself ("between a candidate who spoke to us as if English were his second language and a candidate who spoke to us as if English was our second language") to November 7 and its famous media flipflops ("Oh, waiter!" Greenfield proclaimed aloud. "One order of crow!") to its hard-fought finale, he leads us through an Alice-in-Wonderland world of butterfly ballots and hanging chads; Nader factors and newsroom hysteria ("You know the woodcut? Munch? The Scream? That's what it was like"); deadlines, Doomsday scenarios, and "Dukakis states"; lawyers, recounts, spin doctors, Skutnicks, glitches, Zones, bad numbers and botched assumptions ("There was no thought - none - given to the possibility that Gore might win the popular and lose the electoral vote," said a Gore insider)."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenfield, Jeff
Dewey number
324.973/0929
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK526
LC item number
2000 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Presidents
Label
"Oh, waiter! One order of crow!" : inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history, Jeff Greenfield
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46385957
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 313 pages
Isbn
9780399147760
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001019342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
"Oh, waiter! One order of crow!" : inside the strangest presidential election finish in American history, Jeff Greenfield
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46385957
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 313 pages
Isbn
9780399147760
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001019342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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