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Eugene McCarthy: Politician, Peace Advocate, & Poet: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"The McCarthy Campaign," by Abigail Q. McCarthy.
In Atlantic, vol. 226, no. 2 (Aug. 1970), pages 60-63.
MNHS call number: E840.8.M3 M3


Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism, by Dominic Sandbrook. 
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
MNHS call number: E840.8.M3 S25 2004

Clean for Gene: Eugene McCarthy's 1968 Presidential Campaign, by George Rising.
Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1997.
MNHS call number: E 840.8.M3 R57 1997

McCarthy for President, by Arthur Herzog.
New York: Viking Press, 1969.
MNHS call number: E 840.8 .M3 H4

The 1968 Political Campaign of Senator Eugene J. McCarthy: A Study of Rhetorical Choice,
by Bonnie Ritter Patton.
Ph.D. thesis, University of Kansas, 1969.
MNHS call number: Microfilm 748

Almost to the Presidency: A Biography of Two American Politicians, by Albert Eisele.
Blue Earth, Minn.: Piper Co., 1972.
Covers Hubert H. Humphrey and Eugene J. McCarthy.
MNHS call number: E 748.H945 E5

An American Melodrama: The Presidential Campaign of 1968, by Lewis Chester, Godfrey Hodgson, Bruce Page.
New York: Viking Press, 1969.
MNHS call number: E 851.C45

Divided They Stand, by David English and the staff of the Daily Express.
London: M. Joseph, 1969.
MNHS call number: E 8451.E5

The New Look in Politics: McCarthy's Campaign, edited by Joseph Frank.
Albuquerque, N.M.: University of New Mexico Press, 1968.
MNHS call number: E 840.8 .M3 F7

Nobody Knows: Reflections on the McCarthy Campaign of 1968, by Jeremy Larner.
New York: Macmillan, 1970.
MNHS call number: E 840.8 .M3 L3

People, by Richard T. Stout.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
MNHS call number: E 840.8 .M3 S75

The Peasant's Revolt: McCarthy 1968, by William P. McDonald and Jerry G. Smoke.
Mt. Vernon, Ohio: Noe-Bixby Publications, 1969.
MNHS call number: E 851 .M29

Private Faces/Public Places, by Abigail McCarthy.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1972.
MNHS call number: E 840.8 .M27 A3

The Rhetorical Strategies of Senator Robert Kennedy and Senator Eugene J. McCarthy in the 1968 Presidential Primaries, by Frederick C. Sanders.
Ph.D. thesis, University of Oregon, 1973.
MNHS call number: Microfilm No. 772

The Turning Point: The 1968 United States Presidential Campaign, by Dennis Wainstock.
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1988.
MNHS call number: E 851 .W35 1988

We Were the Campaign: New Hampshire to Chicago for McCarthy, by Benedict Stavis.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1969.
MNHS call number: E 851 .S8

Who Were the People: An Analysis of Data Obtained from the Grassroots Workers in Eugene McCarthy's 1968 Presidential Campaign, by Mary Anderson Donaghy.
M.A. thesis, American University, 1973.
MNHS call number: Microfilm No. 798

The Year the Dream Died: Revisiting 1968 in America, by Jules Witcover.
New York: Warner Books, 1997.
MNHS call number: E 846 .W55 1997

Film & Video

"America is Hard to See," 16 mm., color film
Produced by: Emile de Antonio. California: Pyramid Films, 1970. 100 minutes. 
A documentary account of the events surrounding the American presidential campaign of 1968 from Eugene McCarthy's entry in the race through the election.
MNHS call number: Film No. A-33 

"The Cause is Peace?", video
Produced by: KSTP-TV.  St. Paul, Minn., 1972. 45 minutes. 
Videotape of news coverage of the antiwar demonstrations at the University of Minnesota following President Richard Nixon's order to mine North Vietnamese harbors, May 1972. Includes a rally appearance by Sen. Eugene McCarthy and a discussion of the events by KSTP-TV news staff.
MNHS call number: Videotape No. 183 

"I'm Sorry I Was Right: Eugene McCarthy," color video
Written and directed by Mike Hazard. St. Paul, Minn.: Center for International Education, 2001.
This video is a documentary portrait of the politician and poet, Eugene McCarthy. With rare archival footage, lively interviews, and good humor, McCarthy tells us about his work as a politician, the lessons of the Vietnam War and the dangers of corporate control of the public mind. A writer of 21 books, he also recites selections from his poetry and a Yeats poem.
MNHS call number: Videotape No. 877 [video version] and videotape No. 878 [broadcast version]

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