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Mann, Robert 1958-

Works: 17 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 8,298 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: E185.61, 959.7043
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Mann
A grand delusion : America's descent into Vietnam by Robert Mann( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer
Daisy petals and mushroom clouds LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the ad that changed American politics by Robert Mann( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thoroughly analyzes the controversial "Daisy Girl" ad run by Lyndon B. Johnson's presidential campaign in 1964, which painted Barry Goldwater as a radical who would lead the United States into nuclear annihilation -- provided by publisher
When freedom would triumph the civil rights struggle in Congress, 1954-1968 by Robert Mann( )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Freedom Would Triumph recalls the most significant and inspiring legislative battle of the twentieth century--the two decades of struggle in the halls of Congress that resulted in civil rights for the descendants of American slaves. Robert Mann's comprehensive analysis shows how political leaders in Washington--Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, John F. Kennedy, and others--transformed the ardent passion for freedom--the protests, marches, and creative nonviolence of the civil rights movement--into concrete progress for justice. A story of heroism and cowardice, statesmanship and political calcu
Political communication the Manship School guide by Robert Mann( )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new era of political power has arrived, one in which the social media forces of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter indisputably play a larger role in the political process. In this revised and updated edition of Political Communication:The Manship School Guide, edited by Robert Mann and David D. Perlmutter, contributors discuss technological changes in the context of studies and techniques that remain unchallenged, resulting in a truly comprehensive manual to the world of political communication. This shift in communication began with Howard DeanÆs social media interaction between voters and cand
A journalist's diplomatic mission Ray Stannard Baker's World War I diary by Ray Stannard Baker( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the height of World War I, in the winter of 1917-1918, one of the Progressive era's most successful muckracking journalists, Ray Stannard Baker (1870-1946), set out on a special mission to Europe on behalf of the Wilson administration. While posing as a foreign correspondent for the New Republic and the New York World, Baker assessed public opinion in Europe about the war and postwar settlement. American officials in the White House and State Department held Baker's wide-ranging, trenchant reports in high regard. After the war, Baker remained in government service as the president's press s
The walls of Jericho : Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, and the struggle for civil rights by Robert Mann( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hubert Humphrey: the idealistic firebrand who electrified the 1948 Democratic convention and relentlessly championed civil rights for more than twenty years. Lyndon Johnson: the wily, pragmatic Senate majority leader who resisted calls for civil rights but eventually, as president, became the driving force behind the monumental 1964 Civil Rights Act and 1965 Voting Rights Act. And Richard Russell: the passionate conservative senator from Georgia who vainly defended a dying segregationist way of life. Their personal and political lives strangely and inextricably intertwined, these three stood at the center of the storm during the legislative battles to establish American civil and voting rights. Drawing on rich archival materials and on interviews with participants and witnesses, Robert Mann has written an unforgettable account of the intrigue, the compromises, the friendships, and the rivalries of these three powerful men and their complex relationships with other members of the Senate, including Everett Dirksen, Paul Douglas, John F. Kennedy, Albert Gore Sr., John Stennis, and James O. Eastland. It is a classically American story about the perseverance, eloquence, duplicity, and genius of different men in pursuit of different goals - and the battered triumph of tolerance, fairness, and justice
Legacy to power : Senator Russell Long of Louisiana by Robert Mann( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
politics that brought a football team to New Orleans to the spirited filibusters and wily compromises that shaped the nation's civil rights laws. Sometimes critical in its assessment of Long, Legacy to Power is a celebration of a great and tragic dynasty that survived an assassination and rose to new heights of power, only to find its members often pitted against each other. Despite their differences in style and method, Russell Long never wavered in his abiding
Wartime dissent in America : a history and anthology by Robert Mann( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working congress : a guide for senators, representatives, and citizens by Robert Mann( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1964, as the polarizing Civil Rights Act made its way through the House and Senate, and Congress navigated one of the most tumultuous eras in American history, a Harris Poll put the institution's approval rating at 60 percent. Why then, fifty years later, has the public's approval of Congress eroded to an all-time low of 10 percent? Working Congress: A Guide for Senators, Representatives, and Citizens seeks to isolate the reasons for Congress's staggering decline in public opinion, and to propose remedies to reverse the grave dysfunction in America's most important political institution. Aided by the input of retired members of Congress from both major parties, editor Robert Mann and his fellow contributors identify paralyzing partisan rancor as perhaps the most significant reason for the American public's declining support of its main representative body. The lack of mutual trust within Congress reflects (and creates) the suspicion and animosity of the great majority of Americans. Working Congress argues that members of Congress must find a path to cooperation if they are to function as the representative institution the Founders intended."--Publisher's website
Complete idiot's guide to the Cold War by Robert Mann( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Methods and costs of quarrying, crushing, and grinding limestone at the plant of Southwestern Portland Cement Co., El Paso, Tex. by Robert Mann( Book )
2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cold war origins and the legacy of the Vietnam War by Robert Mann( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
JFK : the ultimate guide ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancestors of our Mann clan : Bernhard Mann, 1740-1817, Patriarch of the Mann Clan of Manor Township, Lancaster Co, Pa. by Robert Mann( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Vested rights theory and the substance-procedure dichotomy by Robert Mann( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
America and Vietnam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Robert Mann and David Shreve discuss the political history of the Vietnam War
Our Mann clan : descendants of Graybill Mann and Annie (Hess) Mann by Robert Mann( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Mann, Robert T.
Mann, Robert T. 1958-
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