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Filibustering

Gregory Koger

Filibustering

a political history of obstruction in the House and Senate

by Gregory Koger

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Rules and practice -- History,
  • United States. -- Congress -- History,
  • Filibusters (Political science) -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGregory Koger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1041 .K64 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23929396M
    ISBN 100226449645, 0226449653
    ISBN 109780226449647, 9780226449654
    LC Control Number2009041748

    filibuster definition: 1. to make a long speech in order to delay or prevent a new law being made: 2. a long speech that. Learn more.   In the past 50 years, the filibuster has become institutionalized in the Senate and has had a powerful impact on policy and legislation. In “Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the .

      Strom Thurmond read from the phone book during his filibuster of civil rights legislation in the 's or 's. As far as I can tell, filibusters have been portrayed in the movies, but they did .   This was an interesting book that covers the various aspects of the Filibusters, including the effects on society, entertainment, etc. Each of the nine chapters and epilogue covers a specific /5. Toward the end of the book May discusses the influence of filibustering on the. sectional tensions that were threatening to tear the country apart during the. s. In the decade before the Civil War, .

    Robert May offers an imaginative new approach to antebellum America's notorious "filibusters"--the adventurers who organized or participated in private military attacks on nations with which the United .   Tom Chaffin is the author of “The H. L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy” and is now writing a book on Frederick Douglass’s tour of Ireland. He is a research professor in .   Kentucky senator cites former-Senator Strom Thurmond when learning that filibustering isn't as easy as it looks. For video of Sen. Rand Paul's comments on dr.


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