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Mike Mansfield, majority leader

a different kind of Senate, 1961-1976

by Francis Ralph Valeo

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mansfield, Mike, 1903-,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. x-xi) and index.

      StatementFrancis R. Valeo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.8.M25 V35 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 284 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390079M
      ISBN 100765604507
      LC Control Number98055373

      Among the topics of Mansfield’s speech was the national campaign to lower the voting age to 18, a goal Mansfield had consistently promoted as Senate Majority Leader, and one he was soon to play a prominent role in achieving. As President Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping, consider Mike Mansfield’s work to open the U.S. to China. Francis R. Valeo is the author of Mike Mansfield, Majority Leader ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ), Japanese Diet and the United St 3/5.

      MANSFIELD, Michael Joseph (Mike), a Representative and a Senator from Montana; born in New York City, Ma ; moved with his family to Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., in ; attended the public schools in Great Falls; served as a seaman when only fourteen years old in the United States Navy during the First World War, as a private in the United States Army in . October 6, Mike Mansfield, a Senate Leader in Decades of Turmoil, Is Dead at Mike Mansfield, who served as Senate majority leader longer than anyone else and was instrumental in the 's and 's in the enactment of legislation on civil rights, social policy and foreign affairs that changed the course of the country, died today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

      Press Photo Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Washington - sia This is an original press photo. Washington-Pledges Bill For Victims-Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana pledges today to try to pass this year a Seller Rating: % positive. When the House-passed bill arrived in the Senate on Febru , Majority Leader Mike Mansfield placed it directly on the Senate calendar rather than refer it to the Judiciary Committee, chaired by civil rights opponent James Eastland of Mississippi.


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The story of Mike Mansfield's influential fifteen-year reign as Senate Majority Leader is colored with some of the most important events of this century: the election of John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy and King assassinations, student and political unrest of the Mike Mansfield Sixties, Vietnam, Watergate, the Nixon resignation, and numerous important pieces of legislation from the era, Cited by: 1.

Valeo talked about his book, [Mike Mansfield: Majority Leader], published by M.E. Sharp, Inc. Senator Mansfield served 15 years as majority. He served in that capacity until his retirement from the Senate inlonger than any other Majority Leader in history.

It has been said that Mike Mansfield shaped the character of the modern Senate more than any other leader in its history by allowing a Senate of equals to emerge and giving voice and a role to younger Senators.

Valeo talked about his book, [Mike Mansfield, Majority Leader, A Different Kind of Senate, ], published by M.E. Sharpe. Valeo was Secretary of Senate under Senator Mansfield, and.

Majority leader book story of Mike Mansfield's influential fifteen-year reign as Senate Majority Leader is colored with some of the most important events of this century: the election of John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy and King assassinations, student and political unrest of the late Sixties, Vietnam, Watergate, the Nixon resignation, and numerous important pieces of legislation from the era.

Mike Mansfield's career as the longest serving majority leader is finally given its due in this extraordinary biography. In many respects, Mansfield's dignity and decorum represent the high-water mark of the US Senate: he was respected as a leader who helped build consensus on tough issues and was renowned for his ability to work across the Cited by: 4.

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Mike Mansfield, 98, a self-effacing and down-to-earth Montana Democrat who retired in after 24 years in the U.S. Senate, 16 of them as majority leader, and who served as ambassador to Japan. The story of Mike Mansfield's influential fifteen-year reign as Senate Majority Leader is colored with some of the most important events of this century: the election of John F.

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Mike Mansfield, the Montana Democrat and longest-serving Senate majority leader, who died yesterday morning at 98, was one of the upstanding congressional leaders of the 20th century.

His career as majority leader spanned the presidencies and tumultuous times of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Michael Joseph (Mike) Michael, a Representative and a Senator from Montana; born in New York City, Ma ; moved with his family to Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., in ; attended the public schools in Great Falls; served as a seaman when only fourteen years old in the United States Navy during the First World War, as a private in the.

As Senate majority leader, Mansfield had a style much different from Johnson's. Johnson sought power, then used it. He kept the Senate under rein, and decided which legislation would be allowed to. Washington: Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana prepares his papers prior to addressing a Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill Thursday.

Meanwhile, a White House source said President Nixon told Vice President Gerald Ford that he planned to resign during a private meeting in the White measures 8 x Rating: % positive. Get this from a library.

Tributes to Mike Mansfield of Montana; commemorating the longest tenure as majority leader of the United States Senate. [United States. Congress]. WASHINGTON -- Mike Mansfield, the longest-serving Senate majority leader, who shepherded landmark legislation in the s and '70s on issues from.

MIKE MANSFIELD, who has died a was the longest-serving majority leader of the United States Senate, holding the post for 15 years during the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford presidencies.

Anne was a native of Missoula, Montana. An only child, she was the daughter of the late U.S. Senate Majority Leader and U.S.

Ambassador to Japan, Mike Mansfield and his wife, Maureen Hayes Mansfield. Buy the book “ The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.

— -. The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation was established in to "promote understanding and cooperation among the nations and peoples of Asia and the United States." The Foundation honors Mike Mansfield (), congressman from Montana, Senate majority leader and U.S.

ambassador to Japan. The Foundation is a registered nonprofit (c)(3) organization .Mansfield and Vietnam: A Study in Rhetorical Adaptation is the first major work to examine the role played by Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Democrat from Montana, in the formulation and execution of U.

S. Vietnam policy. Drawing upon material from the Mansfield Papers, personal interviews, public speeches, and recently declassified documents, Olson traces.

The irony of Mansfield's ascent to the majority leadership - a position he held under four presidents for an unparalleled 16 years - was that .