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Author Brissenden, Michael.

Title American stories : tales of hope and anger / Michael Brissenden
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  070.4332092 Brisse Bri/Ast  AVAILABLE
Description 295 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Winning the race -- 2.Dancing with the city -- 3.Tea Party -- 4.America's Muslims and the mosque at Ground Zero -- 5.Wild politics -- 6.Arizona brewing - Guns, God and Mexicans -- 7.The whole enchilada -- 8.Little Havana - Big influence -- 9.̀Too close to the United States, not close enough to God' -- 10.Elvis has left the building -- 11.California screaming -- 12.Tales from the Motor City -- 13.West Virginia - Songs in the hollers -- 14.Obamacare -- 15.Mitt Romney's magic underpants -- 16.̀It's still the economy, stupid' -- 17.Election 2012
Summary An engrossing account of America on a knife's edge by one of Australia's most well known journalists. In July 2009, Michael Brissenden, political editor for The 7.30 Report , moved to Washington to take up a new role as US current affairs correspondent for ABC TV. It promised to be a change, and a challenge
Analysis Australian
Brissenden, Michael
Elections, Overseas, 2012
Obama, Barack
Overseas item
Political conditions
Social conditions
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Notes Also available electronically
Subject Brissenden, Michael.
Obama, Barack.
Foreign correspondents -- Australia -- Biography.
Foreign correspondents -- Australia -- Biography.
Foreign correspondents -- Australia.
Journalism -- Political aspects.
Journalists -- Australia -- Biography.
Journalists -- Australia.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
United States -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780702238932 (paperback)
Other Titles Tales of hope and anger