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The Love Song Of Saul Alinsky

Author : Herb Schapiro
ISBN : 0573651299
Genre : Drama
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Dramatic Comedy / 3m, 2f / Simple Sets The play is based on the life of Saul Alinsky, who, starting out from Chicago's mean streets, became a master organizer in American cities from the '30's through the '60's. With his imaginative techniques, colorful language, and wild humor, Alinsky taught communities how to win over an indifferent "establishment" and resurrect themselves. His ideas are still a force today. We see Alinsky on the road in 1972, at the end of his career and exhausted after an off-day, weighing the worth of all his efforts. Alone in his motel room, he conjures up the trials and triumphs of past campaigns-in urban ghettos, middle-class neighborhoods, and colleges. He relives encounters with Al Capone, Mayor Daley, Marshall Field, Senator Joe McCarthy, Albert Einstein, Catholic bishops, and Vietnam vets. He revives his passion for democracy that enabled him time and again to succeed against the odds. The next day, rejuvenated, Alinsky sets out on what will be his final campaign for a "newer world." Advocating the simplest of means to effect change, he prevails on his audience to find within their everyday lives the tools to rebuild their communities and secure "something of what we are all looking for-laughter, beauty, love, and the chance to create."

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The Last Love Song

Author : Tracy Daugherty
ISBN : 9781466877405
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, and subject of the hit documentary The Center Will Not Hold on Netflix delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne was writing for Time. They became wildly successful writing partners when they moved to Los Angeles and co-wrote screenplays and adaptations together. Didion is well-known for her literary journalistic style in both fiction and non-fiction. Some of her most-notable work includes Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Run River, and The Year of Magical Thinking, a National Book Award winner and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize. It dealt with the grief surrounding Didion after the loss of her husband and daughter. Daugherty takes readers on a journey back through time, following a young Didion in Sacramento through to her adult life as a writer interviewing those who know and knew her personally, while maintaining a respectful distance from the reclusive literary great. The Last Love Song reads like fiction; lifelong fans, and readers learning about Didion for the first time will be enthralled with this impressive tribute.

Light And Fire Sex Lives Of Modern Dynasties

Author : Aaj ka Manto
ISBN : 9781326987596
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Striking tales from the real-life spectrum: "Benazir Bhutto experienced wild sexual adventures with many other dignitaries of the world. Indira Gandhi had threesome sex with Egyptian President Nasser and yogi Brahmachari. Libertine sex lives of some women from the Royal families of England, Saudi Arabia and Gulf states..." Striking new revelations. Some untold stories are appearing first time in the history. A collection of the greatest sex stories of all time that reveal the secret sex lives of many famous people, including Benazir Bhutto, Hillary Clinton, Yoko Ono, Indira Gandhi, Nehru, Lord Mountbatten - and the royal families of England, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf states. This work is the result of a joint research conducted by a team of investigative reporters and some former intelligence field agents.

Report On Activities

Author : John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
ISBN : UOM:39015078356964
Genre : Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
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Culture Worrier Selected Columns 1984 2014

Author : Clarence Page
ISBN : 9781572847422
Genre : Political Science
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Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence Page is one of the most nationally recognized and highly regarded syndicated columnists in the country, and his newest book, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014, commemorates the 30th anniversary of his column's first appearance in the Chicago Tribune. It is the first such collection of his columns, and a long overdue archive of his best work, covering topics such as politics, social issues, pop culture, race, family, new media, prominent figures, as well as his own personal life. Page has been a broadcast mainstay for decades, delivering his sensible and balanced perspective on The MacLaughlin Group, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, NPR's Weekend Edition, MSNBC's Chris Matthews Show, and many other popular shows. His column, which is featured in over 150 newspapers, provides keen and clever insight on the day's most pressing political and social issues. While Page is known for his liberal-leaning views, readers have always appreciated his unbiased approach in directing criticism across the political spectrum, to any individual person or general issue deserving of examination. Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014 is sure to be one of the most entertaining and fascinating column collections in recent years, bringing Page's unique perspective within the African-American and political communities, and wealth of fascinating experiential knowledge, to the foreground of our ongoing national dialogue. As a veteran media member who has lived through the transition from print's heyday to modern mobile publishing, from the Vietnam War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and from the Civil Rights movement to the election of Barack Obama, Page is one of the most revered and uniquely qualified commentators of our time. This book will certainly be a bookshelf staple for the informed who favor balanced criticism of major current affairs and political events.

The Dramatist

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ISBN : UVA:X006024185
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The Cross And The Flag

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ISBN : WISC:89058343898
Genre : United States
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ISBN : IND:30000070292721
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Woody Guthrie

Author : Joe Klein
ISBN : 0385333854
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The writer for The New Yorker magazine who revealed himself as the author of Primary Colors recounts the life of folk singer Woody Guthrie against the background of the Great Depression, in an illustrated biography. Reprint.

Let Them Call Me Rebel

Author : Sanford D. Horwitt
ISBN : PSU:000019459400
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A portrait of social activist Saul Alinsky analyzes the motives behind his innovative social programs and their impact on American attitudes toward social justice

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Author : Joe Flaherty
ISBN : UOM:39015035877474
Genre : American essays
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The Publishers Trade List Annual

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015395291
Genre : American literature
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Current Index To Journals In Education

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ISBN : UCSC:32106020961246
Genre : Education
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Film Video Finder

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Juris Doctor

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Paperbound Books In Print Fall 1981

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ISBN : 0835213315
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Video Sourcebook

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 1414400993
Genre : Performing Arts
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From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

Journal Of The Illinois State Historical Society

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ISBN : UOM:39015074322432
Genre : Illinois
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Illinois Historical Journal

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