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Dallas Spirit

Author : Allison A. Cheney
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019826085
Genre : History
File Size : 81.20 MB
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Category: History

The Accommodation

Author : Jim Schutze
ISBN : UOM:39015029511055
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Discusses racial relations in Dallas during the 1950s and 1960s and describes the struggles of the black community to gain power
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Civic Culture And Urban Change

Author : Royce Hanson
ISBN : 0814330800
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 30.37 MB
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A study of how civic culture shaped policy responses to the demographic and economic transformations of Dallas, Texas.
Category: Political Science


Author : Patricia Evridge Hill
ISBN : 9780292779532
Genre : History
File Size : 88.18 MB
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From the ruthless deals of the Ewing clan on TV's "Dallas" to the impeccable customer service of Neiman-Marcus, doing business has long been the hallmark of Dallas. Beginning in the 1920s and 1930s, Dallas business leaders amassed unprecedented political power and civic influence, which remained largely unchallenged until the 1970s. In this innovative history, Patricia Evridge Hill explores the building of Dallas in the years before business interests rose to such prominence (1880 to 1940) and discovers that many groups contributed to the development of the modern city. In particular, she looks at the activities of organized labor, women's groups, racial minorities, Populist and socialist radicals, and progressive reformers—all of whom competed and compromised with local business leaders in the decades before the Great Depression. This research challenges the popular view that business interests have always run Dallas and offers a historically accurate picture of the city's development. The legacy of pluralism that Hill uncovers shows that Dallas can accommodate dissent and conflict as it moves toward a more inclusive public life. Dallas will be fascinating and important reading for all Texans, as well as for all students of urban development.
Category: History

Politics 501

Author : Dallas Darling
ISBN : 1441567704
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 33.40 MB
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Category: Political Science

Deep Politics And The Death Of Jfk

Author : Peter Dale Scott
ISBN : 9780520205192
Genre : History
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Meticulously documented investigation uncovering the political secrets surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination.
Category: History

Religion And Politics

Author : Dale Bumpers
ISBN : UVA:X001640341
Genre : Political Science
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Category: Political Science

Americana Political

Author : Heritage Auction Galleries (Dallas, Tex.)
ISBN : OCLC:1030336191
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Dallas 63

Author : Peter Dale Scott
ISBN : 9781504019897
Genre : Political Science
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“Our most provocative scholar of American power” reveals the forces behind the assassination of JFK—and their continuing influence over our world (David Talbot, Salon). On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald. Shortly after, Oswald himself was killed. These events led many to believe there was a far greater plan at work, with a secret cabal of powerful men manipulating the public and shaping US policies both at home and abroad for their own interests. But no one could imagine how right they were. Beneath the orderly façade of the American government, there lies a complex network, only partly structural, linking Wall Street influence, corrupt bureaucracy, and the military-industrial complex. Here lies the true power of the American empire. This behind-the-scenes web is unelected, unaccountable, and immune to popular resistance. Peter Dale Scott calls this entity the deep state, and he has made it his life’s work to write the history of those who manipulate our government from the shadows. Since the aftermath of World War II, the deep state’s power has grown unchecked, and nowhere has it been more apparent than that day at Dealey Plaza. In this landmark volume, Scott traces how culpable elements in the CIA and FBI helped prepare for the assassination, and how the deep state continues to influence our politics today. As timely and important as ever in the current chaotic political climate, Dallas ’63 is a reality-shattering, frightening exposé not of those who govern us—but of those who govern those who govern us.
Category: Political Science