The liberal hour : Washington and the politics of change in the 1960s / G. Calvin Mackenzie & Robert Weisbrot.
By: Mackenzie, G. Calvin.
Contributor(s): Weisbrot, Robert.Material type: TextSeries: Penguin history of American life: Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008Description: 422 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1594201706; 9781594201707; 9780143115465 (pbk.); 0143115464 (pbk.).Subject(s): Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980 | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1961-1971Additional physical formats: Online version:: Liberal hour.DDC classification: 973.923
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -408) and index.
America in the postwar years -- Politics and the liberal arc -- The federal colossus -- Free at last -- To protect the planet -- The hour of maximum danger -- A TVA in the Mekong Valley -- The end of the liberal hour -- The durable decade.
A history of the liberal movement in the 1960s argues that the government was largely responsible for many of the positive changes associated with the period, in an account that evaluates the cultural and political factors that enabled key reforms.