This seems at first glance to be an oddly grouped bunch. But if you give a little thought you can see how the pieces fit.
Bosses: LaGuardia in Congress, by Howard Zinn; All The King’s Men, novel by Robert Penn Warren; Earl K. Long, by Michael Kurtz and Morgan Peoples; Congo Square in New Orleans, by Jerah Johnson; The Kingfish And His Realm, by William Hair; The Last Hurrah, novel by Edwin O’Connor; The Rascal King, biography of Micheal Curley by Jack Beatty; Fire on the Prairie, biography of Harold Washington by Gary Rivlin; American Pharoah, biography of Rchard J. Daley by Adam Cohen and Elizabeth Taylor; The A.F. of L. From The Death of Gompers To The Merger, by Philip Taft; and Hoover’s FBI and the Fourth Estate, by Matthew Cecil.
Dreamers: La Follette’s Autobiography, by Robert M. La Follette; The La Follettes and The Wisconsin Idea, by Edward Doane; A Godly Hero, biography of William Jennings Bryan; True Compass, autobiography of Edward Kennedy; Everett Dirksen and His Presidents, by Byron Hulsey; Raising Hell For Justice, autobiography by David Obey; The Future, by Al Gore; Frank, autobiography of Barney Frank; and Hubert Humphrey, biography by Carl Solberg.
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