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Wicker, Tom

Works: 194 works in 472 publications in 4 languages and 19,348 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Political fiction  Sources  Records and correspondence  Documentary television programs  Drama 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Other, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, pan, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PS3573.I25, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Wicker
A time to die by Tom Wicker( Book )

32 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Wicker, a political columnist for the NY Times, was one of the observers specifically requested by Attica inmates toward the mediation and resolution of the September 1971 prison rebellion
One of us : Richard Nixon and the American dream by Tom Wicker( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his seemingly "poor boy makes good" childhood to his college years, this piercing, perceptive examination of the people, places, and events that shaped the character of Richard Nixon gives the reader a rare and a fair glimpse of the forces that shaped him
Dwight D. Eisenhower by Tom Wicker( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later. Though we may view the Eisenhower years through a hazy lens of 1950s nostalgia, historians consider his presidency one of the least successful. At home there was civil rights unrest, McCarthyism, and a deteriorating economy; internationally, the Cold War was deepening. But despite his tendency toward "brinksmanship," Ike would later be revered for "keeping the peace." Still, his actions and policies at the onset of his career, covered by Tom Wicker, would haunt Americans of future generations
Unto this hour : a novel by Tom Wicker( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the Second Battle of Bull Run, August, 28-30, 1862, with characters both real and fictional
JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics by Tom Wicker( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "explains two tragic ironies of contemporary American politics: Why John F. Kennedy, the popular President, could not reach his legislative goals, and why Lyndon B. Johnson, the consummate domestic politician, allowed his great consensus to disappear in the unpopular war in Vietnam."
Shooting star : the brief arc of Joe McCarthy by Tom Wicker( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe McCarthy first became visible to the nation on February 9, 1950, when he delivered a Lincoln Day address to local Republicans in Wheeling, West Virginia. That night he declared, "I have here in my hand a list of 205 [members of the Communist Party] still working and shaping policy in the State Department." Anticommunism was already a cause embraced by the Republican Party as a whole; McCarthy tapped into this current and turned it into a flood. Little more than five years later, after countless hearings and stormy speeches and after incalculable damage to ordinary Americans and the nation itself, McCarthy's Senate colleagues voted 67-22 to censure him for his reckless accusations and fabrications. We know today that not one prosecution resulted from McCarthy's investigations into communists in the U.S. government.--Publisher description
Facing the lions by Tom Wicker( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morgan and Anderson came to Washington, D.C. each alone but together in youth and hope and yearning. When word reaches Morgan that Anderson has died, he wonders if he had finally resolved whether to be a live politician or a dead hero
George Herbert Walker Bush by Tom Wicker( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of America's forty-first president chronicles George H.W. Bush's life from his New England roots and his decorated military service during World War II to his business success and political rise within the Republican party
Tragic failure : racial integration in America by Tom Wicker( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been an eyewitness to the significant events of the last three decades, Wicker is informed by the perspective of history and the wisdom of years. His analysis is thoughtful, his suggestions bold and constructive - calling for, in particular, a new alignment of political allegiances. Tragic Failure is a timely, valuable contribution to the most pressing problem facing Americans today
Donovan's wife by Tom Wicker( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about the chicanery and dirty tricks played by the candidates in a senatorial election
Report of the national advisory commission on civil disorders by United States( Book )

37 editions published in 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Referred to as the Kerner Commission Report
Kennedy without tears : the man beneath the myth by Tom Wicker( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easter Lilly : a novel of the South today by Tom Wicker( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jailed African-American woman is accused of murdering a guard during her escape. Easter Lilly Odum, who was awaiting trial for car theft, claims she was defending herself from rape. No one in town believes her, so Vermont lawyer W. Shepherd Riley, a civil rights crusader goes to the South to defend her
The Nixon years, 1969-1974 : White House to Watergate by Fred J Maroon( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most of the 145 duotone photographs in this remarkable portfolio have never been published before; they are the best of the thousands of pictures Maroon took during Nixon's term of office, from his jubilant inauguration in 1969 to his emotional resignation in 1974. The pictures are direct, powerful documents of a disturbing political era."--BOOK JACKET. "The accompanying text by eminent journalist Tom Wicker, who also had first-hand knowledge of the presidency as a columnist for the New York Times, is an objective, insightful narration of the Nixon years."--Jacket
On the record : an insider's guide to journalism by Tom Wicker( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social justice and the problems of the twentieth century by Sidney Hook( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Herbert Walker Bush by Tom Wicker( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingpin by Tom Wicker( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1974 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen days in May( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 1987, Edward Earl Johnson was executed at Parchman Penitentiary in Mississippi. This film focuses on the legal mechanism for execution and the intense ethical debate surrounding it. Johnson is interviewed at length. Questions arising from that interview explore such issues as whether the death penalty is ever justified, whether it is disproportionately used against minorities, and whether legal avenues of appeal are sufficient, or overly-weighted in favor of criminals
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Alternative Names

controlled identityConnolly, Paul, 1926-2011

Connelly, Paul (1926-2011).

Connolly, Paul.

Connolly Paul 1926-....

Connolly, Paul 1926-2011

Grey Wicker, Thomas 1926-

Grey Wicker, Thomas 1926-2011

Tom Wicker Amerikaans journalist (1926-2011)

Tom Wicker journaliste américain

Tom Wicker periodista estadounidense

Tom Wicker periodista estatunidenc

Uiker, Tom 1926-2011

Wicker, Thomas Grey.

Wicker Thomas Grey 1926-....

Wicker, Thomas Grey 1926-2011

Wicker, Thomas Prey.

Том Уикер

Уикер, Том 1926-2011


English (215)

Spanish (21)

Swedish (5)

Russian (1)

Dwight D. EisenhowerUnto this hour : a novelJFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politicsShooting star : the brief arc of Joe McCarthyGeorge Herbert Walker BushTragic failure : racial integration in AmericaEaster Lilly : a novel of the South todayThe Nixon years, 1969-1974 : White House to Watergate