Air America

the playbook : what a bunch of left-wing media types have to say about a world gone right

Publisher: Rodale, Publisher: Melcher Media, Publisher: Distributed to the Book trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in Emmaus, PA, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 427
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Subjects:

  • Air America Radio,
  • Liberalism -- United States,
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • Interviews -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001- -- Humor

Edition Notes

Includes transcripts of radio broadcasts from 2004 through 2006

StatementAir America Radio ; David Bender ... [et al.] ; introduction by Al Franken ; with text by Jon Hotchkiss ; information graphics by Don Asmussen ; original illustrations by Dustin Amery Hostetler
GenreHumor
ContributionsBender, David, 1955-, Air America Radio
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE902 .A428 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17203414M
ISBN 101594865140
LC Control Number2006024721
OCLC/WorldCa70830980

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