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Crossing the Aisle : How Bipartisanship Brought Tennessee to the Twenty-First Century and Could Save America
by Keel Hunt




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The latter third of the twentieth century was a time of fundamental political transition across the South as increasing numbers of voters began to choose Republican candidates over Democrats. Yet in the 1980s and '90s, reform-focused policymaking--from better schools to improved highways and health care--flourished in Tennessee. This was the work of moderate leaders from both parties who had a capacity to work together across the aisle.

The Tennessee story, as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham observes in his foreword to this book, offers striking examples of bipartisan cooperation on many policy fronts--and a mode of governing that provides lessons for America in this frustrating era of partisan stalemate.

For more on Crossing the Aisle and author Keel Hunt, visit KeelHunt.com.

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Overview

The latter third of the twentieth century was a time of fundamental political transition across the South as increasing numbers of voters began to choose Republican candidates over Democrats. Yet in the 1980s and '90s, reform-focused policymaking--from better schools to improved highways and health care--flourished in Tennessee. This was the work of moderate leaders from both parties who had a capacity to work together across the aisle.

The Tennessee story, as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham observes in his foreword to this book, offers striking examples of bipartisan cooperation on many policy fronts--and a mode of governing that provides lessons for America in this frustrating era of partisan stalemate.

For more on Crossing the Aisle and author Keel Hunt, visit KeelHunt.com.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780826522399
  • ISBN-10: 0826522394
  • Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
  • Publish Date: November 2018
  • Page Count: 368
  • Dimensions: 10.48 x 7.78 x 1.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.82 pounds


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