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Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government That Worked

Tom Berg

Abstract

Social upheaval, political gridlock, and controversies over taxes, the environment, and an unpopular war: the state of Minnesota in 1968 was a lot like the state of America today. This book’s account of the making of legislative history at the state level and relationships with federal and local governments has much to tell us about where we stand as a nation and how change happens. A firsthand look into the political and personal mysteries and realities that make real and significant differences in people’s lives, this book provides a civics lesson and legislative primer with a rare kick—it’s ... More

Keywords: social upheaval, 1968, Minnesota, legislative policies, national politics, Walter Mondale, partisanship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780816680528
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680528.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Berg, author