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An Oral History of Mobilizing Interest Groups in America

30 years since publication of classic book on interest groups in the US, this is the story of its publication

Source: Frank Baumgartner

He was not a person to celebrate the positive elements of our country’s system of government. Rather, he wanted to shine a spotlight on its warts, scabs, and bruises. Only by repairing the harms and ameliorating the deficiencies could we make the country better.



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Heath Brown

Heath Brown, associate prof of public policy, City University of New York, study presidential transitions, school choice, nonprofits