The Resource Achieve the Honorable : a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington, Ike Skelton, (electronic resource/)

Achieve the Honorable : a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington, Ike Skelton, (electronic resource/)

Label
Achieve the Honorable : a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington
Title
Achieve the Honorable
Title remainder
a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington
Statement of responsibility
Ike Skelton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Growing up during the Great Depression and World War II, Ike Skelton dreamed of joining the military. That dream was shattered when he contracted one of the most dreaded diseases of the era: polio. Far from abandoning hope, Skelton, after treatment at Warm Springs, Georgia, overcame his disability and went on to become a college athlete, a celebrated lawyer, a Missouri state senator, and a U.S. Congressman. Achieve the Honorable is the deeply personal tale of Ike Skeltons determined journey from the small town of Lexington, Missouri, to Capitol Hill. During his years in the U.S
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.S5495
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Achieve the Honorable : a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington, Ike Skelton, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=649597
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A wreck in Iraq -- Roots -- A sound from the sky -- Polio and Warm Springs -- Finishing third, and winning -- Dad -- College years -- The law, Dewey, and Gene -- Susie -- Mr. Truman -- Memorable courtroom moments -- Back into politics -- Building a more effective military -- Missouri and the military -- Into a new world -- Attack on America -- Chairman -- Tuesday tsunami of 2010 -- Last Veterans Day salute -- Into the future -- Epilogue -- Appendixes -- My strong right arm -- My national security book list -- Tree honors Skeltons wife, October 21, 2005 -- Letter to the president regarding Iraq -- Brother Boones wedding service
Control code
ocn862207160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Achieve the Honorable : a Missouri Congressmans Journey from Warm Springs to Washington, Ike Skelton, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=649597
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A wreck in Iraq -- Roots -- A sound from the sky -- Polio and Warm Springs -- Finishing third, and winning -- Dad -- College years -- The law, Dewey, and Gene -- Susie -- Mr. Truman -- Memorable courtroom moments -- Back into politics -- Building a more effective military -- Missouri and the military -- Into a new world -- Attack on America -- Chairman -- Tuesday tsunami of 2010 -- Last Veterans Day salute -- Into the future -- Epilogue -- Appendixes -- My strong right arm -- My national security book list -- Tree honors Skeltons wife, October 21, 2005 -- Letter to the president regarding Iraq -- Brother Boones wedding service
Control code
ocn862207160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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