|Title||:||Tom McCall, Maverick: An Autobiography|
|Number of Pages||:||296 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Tom McCall, Maverick: An Autobiography Reviews
Badly, but enthusiastically and frankly written account of Tom McCall's political career. Chock-full of inside baseball about Oregon politics back in the day, plus plenty of priceless accounts of the perfidies of Nixon, Agnew, Reagan, and the dynamics of the GOP. Tom McCall called himself a progressive republican, and seemed to realize, at least by the time of the Reagan era, of which he profoundly disapproved, that he was one of the last of a dying breed. This guy was the real deal, as far as mavericks go.
Where are the Tom McCalls of today? We need them more than ever. This very readable book (even with the political details of 1960s/70s Oregon) is both inspirational and and sadly prescient of what should have been....