The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis (Paperback)
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The Last Great Senate is a narrative history of the Senate from 1977 through 1980, the closing years of the progressive Senate of the 1960s and 1970s which compiled a record of accomplishment unmatched in the country's history. The book recounts legislative battles which present remarkable case studies of the lawmaking process in action.
About the Author
Ira Shapiro has worked in senior positions in the U.S. Senate and served as a leading U.S. trade negotiator, ultimately earning the rank of ambassador. He resides in Potomac, Maryland.