qThe Iowa caucuses provide a unique brand of retail politics, a dying brand in the age of multi-million dollar advertising blitzes and a smothering national media. This book chronicles events and influences of each Iowa caucus since 1972, describing in the process how the unassuming Midwestern state came to be an unlikely powerhouse in presidential politicsq--Provided by publisher.aNot often, the Secret Service is around, a he answered. ... That threw the veep for a moment until he recalled that it was a Mercury, and then one of the news people said it might be a Sable and he agreed and said it was five years old. He told of once ... We could have chatted all afternoon in small talk, light years distant from the problems of the world. ... (The interview took place three days into 2000).
|Title||:||The Iowa Caucuses|
|Author||:||John C. Skipper|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2009-10-15|