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Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics

Mitchell, Greg

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ISBN 10: 0679411682 / ISBN 13: 9780679411680
Published by Random House, New York, 1992
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665, notes, bibliography, index, pencil erasure on front endpaper. The Republicans' use of newspapers to defeat the Democrats in 1934. Key roles played by Hollywood to back the Socialist author: H. L. Mencken, Will Rogers, Dorothy Parker, Irving Thalberg, Louis B. Mayer, Charlie Chaplin, and William Randolph Hearst. Bookseller Inventory # 39531

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Title: Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's ...

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Book Condition: good, good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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A blow-by-blow account of the author of The Jungle's 1934 bid for governor of California describes the mudslinging campaign waged against him and how it was a precursor to today's media politics. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

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"To read Campaign of the Century is to understand how the business of electing officials began to get so colossally out of hand."--Newsweek

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