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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kathleen Hall Jamieson Narrator: Anna Quindlen Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2000 ISBN:
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Confused because the conventional wisdom doesn't coincide with your view of the political world? Perhaps that's because the press and pundits have it wrong.

In Everything You Think You Know About Politics...and Why You're Wrong, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a noted expert on presidential politics, offers a guide through the welter of information - generated by politicians and the media - surrounding political campaigns. Jamieson and her team get into the ins and outs of pollling, the use and abuses of the soundbite, going negative, and whether or not ads work. Combining trenchant analysis and surprising facts, Everything You Think You Know About Politics...and Why You're Wrong will change the way you look at candidates and the media forever. Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kirt | 9/2/2005

    " Save time: Read the last paragraph of each chapter, then skim the final chapter. More than that is torture unless you are a fanatic enthusiast of statistical methods and political ads of a previous century. "

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About the Author

Kathleen Hall Jamieson is a nationally renowned expert on presidential politics, the dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, and director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of several widely acclaimed books on American politics and is herself a frequent media commentator on CBS News, Weekend Edition, and CNN’s Inside Politics. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About the Narrator
Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of eight novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, and Miller’s Valley. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a number one New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear.