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The presidential fringe : questing and jesting for the Oval Office / Mark Stein.

Stein, Mark, 1951- (author.).

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Summary:

"In examining over thirty unlikely presidential candidates from the past two centuries, Mark Stein reveals how fringe candidates have impacted the nation's political landscape"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 324.973 S819 (Text) 35178001781049 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/17/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640120327
  • ISBN: 1640120327
  • Physical Description: x, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-257) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Before we begin: political tickets, please -- The first fringe candidates: "scattered" and "other" -- John Donkey: America's first cartoon candidate -- Joseph Smith: cult candidate? -- Leonard "Live Forever" Jones: High Moral Party -- George Francis Train: "Spread-Eagleism" -- Victoria Woodhull: first woman to run for president -- James B. Walker: from mainstream to fringe: Anti-Masonic Party -- Mark Twain: first celebrity candidate -- George Edwin Taylor: first African American candidate -- Will Rogers:Anti-Bunk Party -- Gracie Allen: Surprise Party -- John Maxwell: Vegetarian Party -- Homer Tomlinson: "King of the World" candidate -- Gabriel Green: Universal Flying Saucer Party -- Louis Abolafia: World Love Party -- Pat Paulsen: TV Comedian: STAG Party -- Eldridge Cleave: Black Panther: Peace and Freedom Party -- Dick Gregory: TV Comedian: Freedom and Peace Party -- Pigasus: Yippie Candidate -- Aftershocks: nobody for president -- Joan Jett Blakk: Queer Nation candidate -- Vermin Supreme: "Why not the worst?" -- Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey: Vampires Witches and Pagans Party -- Stephen Colbert: "Americans for a better tomorrow, tomorrow" -- Frank Moore: Just Makes Sense Party -- Keith Russell Judd: Federal inmate 11593-051 -- Roseanne Barr: firstfemale serious comedian candidate -- Jimmy McMillan: Rent Is Too Damn High Party -- Naked Cowboy: independent in underpants -- Deez Nuts: Games with Balls Candidate -- Andrew Basiago: Time Travel Candidate -- Zoltan Istvan: Transhumanist Party -- In exiting: watch your step.
Summary, etc.:
"In examining over thirty unlikely presidential candidates from the past two centuries, Mark Stein reveals how fringe candidates have impacted the nation's political landscape"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Presidential candidates > United States > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Election > History.
United States > Politics and government.
Genre: Biographies.

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