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Author Jeffords, James M.

Title An independent man : adventures of a public servant / James M. Jeffords ; with Yvonne Daley and Howard Coffin.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E840.8.J43 A3 2003    Available  ---
Description x, 322 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents On the street where I lived -- Leaving home -- Ships at sea -- Love and law -- A short primer in Vermont politics -- Maverick Republican -- Making environmental history -- David and Goliath -- The realities of power -- After Nixon -- The walking wounded -- Leo Ryan, baby seals, Solzhenitsyn, and energy wars -- Musical homes -- Trickle-down economy, the Contras, and the evil empire -- The second time around -- Protecting tradition, "The October surprise", Clarence Thomas, and working for an international nuclear test ban -- Building the case for education in the shadow of Gingrich's Contract with America -- Again the maverick : health care and impeachment -- The Singing Senators -- The days before the switch -- Making history -- The reaction -- September 11 -- My challenge to the country.
Subject Jeffords, James M.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Vermont -- Politics and government -- 1865-
Added Author Daley, Yvonne.
Coffin, Howard, 1942-
ISBN 074322843X