Crossing the Aisle: How Bipartisanship Brought Tennessee to the Twenty-First Century and Could Save America (Hardcover)

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The latter third of the twentieth century was a time of fundamental political transition across the South as increasing numbers of voters began to choose Republican candidates over Democrats. Yet in the 1980s and '90s, reform-focused policymaking--from better schools to improved highways and health care--flourished in Tennessee. This was the work of moderate leaders from both parties who had a capacity to work together "across the aisle."

The Tennessee story, as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham observes in his foreword to this book, offers striking examples of bipartisan cooperation on many policy fronts--and a mode of governing that provides lessons for America in this frustrating era of partisan stalemate.

For more on Crossing the Aisle and author Keel Hunt, visit KeelHunt.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780826522399
ISBN-10: 0826522394
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication Date: November 6th, 2018
Pages: 304
Language: English