This item an idea whose time has come two presidents two parties and the battle for the civil rights act of by todd s purdum hardcover 941 only 5 left in stock order soon sold by alexander and company and ships from amazon fulfillment. An idea whose time has come two presidents two parties and the battle for the civil rights act of 1964 by todd purdum reading like an extended episode of west wing the book follows the tortuous route through which a bill must go procedures that must be adhered to hurdles to overcome as well as the stalling techniques practiced by those opposed to its passage. But this one was different because as one influential senator put it it was an idea whose time has come in a powerful narrative layered with revealing detail todd s purdum tells the story of the civil rights act of 1964 recreating the legislative maneuvering and the larger than life characters who made its passage possible. Us president lyndon b johnson reaches to shake hands with dr martin luther king jr after presenting the civil rights leader with one of the 72 pens used to sign the civil rights act of 1964. An idea whose time has come hardcover two presidents two parties and the battle for the civil rights act of 1964 by todd s purdum henry holt and co 9780805096729 416pp
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