Truman, Stevenson, Douglas, and the Most Surprising Election in Illinois History
||Hartley, Robert E.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Southern Illinois University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $39.50|
| Book Description: |
The election year of 1948 remains to this day one of the most astonishing in U.S. political history. During this first general election after World War II, Americans looked to their governments for change. As the battle for the nation's highest office came to a head in Illinois, the state was embroiled in its own partisan showdowns. In Battleground 1948. Robert E. Hartley focuses on the races that ushered Adlai Stevenson,...