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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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News coverage of political history from 1940-1949

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    OnTheIssues includes historical political excerpts to highlight past presidents and other historical figures from the 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s and 1990s.

    Historical 1940s excerpts:
  • Stanford University, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, "The Purpose of Education," by King, Martin Luther, Jr. (Morehouse College), "The Maroon Tiger," January 1, 1947 to February 28, 1947, (Link)
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Richard Nixon: 1947: Joined HUAC to catch real Communists.
    Saul Alinsky: Persuaded AFL-CIO to stand against racist Jim Crow laws.
    Martin Luther King: Intelligence plus character is the goal of true education.
Foreign Policy
    Harry S Truman: 1949 Point Four Program: focus on under-developed world.
    Richard Nixon: Anti-communist since 1946's Iron Curtain.
Free Trade
    Harry S Truman: 1949: Announced "The Development Decade" for global economy.
Homeland Security
    Harry S Truman: 1941: War profiteering is treason.
    Harry S Truman: 1940s: Stop the Red advance by military aid to Europe.
    Richard Nixon: 1947: Served in HUAC, House Un-American Activities Committee.
    Richard Nixon: 1948: Require Communists to register with government.
    Saul Alinsky: 1939: attacked in press for organizing Chicago stockyards.
Principles & Values
    Harry S Truman: 1945: transition to presidency included no military.
    Richard Nixon: 1946: Permanent campaign & anti-Communism won 1st House seat.
    Richard Nixon: 1945: Answered "want ad" to run for Congress.
    Saul Alinsky: Liberals desire progress; conservatives prefer status quo.
    Gerald Ford: Economic conservative; social moderate; foreign liberal.
War & Peace
    Harry S Truman: 1949: No military response to Communist victory in China.
    Richard Nixon: WWIII has been waged between US and USSR since 1945.

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