From Nowhere to Somewhere: My Political Journey

From Nowhere to Somewhere: My Political Journey

by Norman Sherman

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Norman Sherman's idea of fun is attending a political convention. He has been active in progressive politics since before he could vote, often as a ghostwriter and editor of speeches and books.

His story describes a life working for numerous political leaders including Minnesota Governor Orville Freeman, and Minnesota senators Wendell Anderson, Walter Mondale, and Hubert Humphrey. He was press secretary to Vice President Humphrey, including during the 1968 campaign. He describes the world of politics with good humor and grace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512404074
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: Adult Interest
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

1 Who Am I? 1

2 A Poor Start 7

3 Growing up Jewish 24

4 Political Beginnings 30

5 Into the Political World 47

6 In The Trenches 71

7 My Nation's Capital 87

8 Convention Wisdom 109

9 Working for a Vice President 120

10 A Year from Hell 159

11 Hopes Dashed 181

12 Out of Politics 205

13 Politics and Public Service 231

14 Name Droppings: Famous People Who Knew Me 251

15 The State of the Union 279

16 Summing Up 287

Special Section 1 My Watergate Year 295

Special Section 2 HHH Memo to LBJ: Vietnam 318

Acknowledgements 324

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