Readership: Students and scholars of American history, Jewish history, the history of the Cold War, the history of the UN, the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the history of liberalism and conservatism.
Gil Troy, Professor of History, McGill University
Gil Troy is Professor of History at McGill University, a Visiting Scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, DC and a Shalom Hartman Research Fellow in Jerusalem. He is the author of six books on American history, including See How They Ran: The Changing Role of Presidential Candidates, Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s, Leading from the Center: Why Moderates Make the Best Presidents, and The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
Introduction: Raising Hell: Moynihan's Moment
Prelude: 1945: "We the Peoples of the United Nations"
Chapter 1: 1975: "The United States in Opposition" or the New World Disorder
Chapter 2: The Making of a Warrior-Diplomat: Pat Moynihan as Insider and Outsider
Chapter 3: The Sixties' "False Lexicon of Political Cliches" : Racializing Conflict and anti-Zionism with White Guilt
Chapter 4:"Scary Doings at Mexico City": The International Women's Year Debacle and the Third World World's Che Guevara Rules
Chapter 5: "We've Got to Stop This" Moynihan on the Move: October, 1975
Chapter 6: Oom, Shmoom: "Where are your bloody Jews?"
Chapter 7: "The United States does not acknowledge, it will not abide by, it will never acquiesce in this infamous act." November, 1975
Chapter 8: "I AM A ZIONIST": The Liberal Backlash - Against the UN
Chapter 9: This is "not the OK Corral and I am hardly Wyatt Earp": The Diplomatic Backlash - Against Moynihan
Epilogue 1: "A Resolution Born out of Bitter Ideological Confrontation among the Nations of the World"
Epilogue 2: Durban 2001: "The Terrible Lie" with "Terrible Consequences": The Return of Zionism Is Racism in the Delegitmization Derby, the Destruction Dysfunction, and the New Anti-Semitism