The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail, collected and with an introduction by Charles Osgood, (electronic resource)

A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail, collected and with an introduction by Charles Osgood, (electronic resource)

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A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail
Title
A funny thing happened on the way to the White House
Title remainder
humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail
Statement of responsibility
collected and with an introduction by Charles Osgood
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eng
Summary
As Charles Osgood showed in his popular book Kilroy Was Here: The Best American Humor from World War II, sometimes the most intense situations yield the most unexpectedly funny stories. And few situations are more intense than a presidential campaign.From FDR to Harry Truman to JFK to George W. Bush, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House captures the wit and humor of the campaign trail-a place where levity is always welcome. Osgood includes fragments of speeches, interviews, and press conferences, as well as articles written by and about the candidates-no source is left untapped.Arriving exactly when America most needs a good laugh, this book promises to make the seemingly endless race to the presidency a little more bearable, if not downright enjoyable
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Midwest
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Osgood, Charles
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Read by Norman Dietz
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  • Dietz, Norman
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  • Presidents
  • Presidential candidates
  • Presidents
  • Political campaigns
  • Political campaigns
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail, collected and with an introduction by Charles Osgood, (electronic resource)
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MWT10756710
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 30 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781400127528
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MWT10756710
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Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail, collected and with an introduction by Charles Osgood, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756710
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400127528
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756710
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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