Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown offers listeners both an insider's and a historical view of the workings of the U.S. Senate in this intriguing audiobook. His focus is on eight progressive senators, including Robert F. Kennedy, Hugo Black, and George McGovern, who sat at the same desk he currently uses. With a measured pace and a thoughtful tone, narrator Leon Nixon conveys each senator's background and legislative accomplishments. After each chapter, the gravelly voiced Brown narrates his "thoughts from Desk 88," which reveal his indignation at the obstacles many Americans face in combating hunger and securing affordable health care and a living wage. These two narrative styles blend well, focusing listeners' attention on the abundant research and these senator's passionate commitment to progressive ideals. M.J. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2019
DD ISBN 9781250261601 $26.99
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