american history


history of major political parties & MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATES

  • GRAND OLD PARTY: A HISTORY OF THE REPUBLICANS.  BY LEWIS GOULD.  2003.
  • MAKING MINNESOTA LIBERAL: CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.  BY JENNIFER A DELTON.  2002.
  • NORTH STAR RISING: MINNESOTA POLITICIANS ON THE NATIONAL STAGE.  BY BARRY CASSELMAN.  2008.
  • PROFESSOR WELLSTONE GOES TO WASHINGTON.  THE INSIDE STORY OF A GRASSROOTS U.S. SENATE CAMPAIGN.  BY DENNIS J MCGRATH AND DANE SMITH.  1995.

history of minor political parties & independent candidates

  • AN UNREASONABLE MAN.  DOCUMENTARY ABOUT RALPH NADER, INCLUDING HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS.   2006.
  • THE PARTY OF FEAR: THE AMERICAN FAR RIGHT FROM NATIVISM TO THE MILITIA MOVEMENT.  BY DAVID H BENNET.  1995.  COVERS EARLY LABOR PARTIES AND THE NATIVIST, AMERICAN/KNOW NOTHING PARTY.
  • SEEING RED.  DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE AMERICAN COMMUNIST PARTY.  1983.  SEE ALSO, AMERICAN REDS (2016).