Preserve and Protect (Transaction Large Print Books)

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As John Dos Passos remarked in the opening chapter of The Ground We Stand On, "In easy time history is more or less of an ornamental art, but in times of danger we are driven to the written record by a pressing need to find answers to the riddles of today. We need to know what kind of firm ground other men, belonging to generations before us, have found to stand on".In this body of compelling essays, Dos Passos traces the antecedents and the rise of America's early political structure, the variety of influences upon it, and the men who gave it a stable foundation. He was intent on justice, not on political affiliation. Dos Passos always referred to himself as a "chronicler" of American life, and his turn to outright history late in his career substantiates that definition.

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The setting is Washington, D.C. The action begins when President Harley Hudson is killed in an air crash. The Speaker of the House becomes President and calls for a national committee to select new nominees for the coming election.

The theme of this novel is violence in American life--a violence promoted and condoned by politicians who are fools, dupes or knaves. The narrative moves quickly, full of the excitement and intrigue for which Allen Drury is well known.

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