The Resource Call me Mike : a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle, Richard G. Zimmerman, (electronic resource)

Call me Mike : a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle, Richard G. Zimmerman, (electronic resource)

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Call me Mike : a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle
Title
Call me Mike
Title remainder
a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle
Statement of responsibility
Richard G. Zimmerman
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Michael V. DiSalle was elected to his first and only term as governor in one of Ohio's most contentious elections, which featured a ferocious battle over the so-called Right-to-Work issue, a union-busting constitutional amendment placed on the ballot over the objections of Republican party professionals by fanatic conservative business interests. As a result, Democrats won most statewide offices and briefly gained control of the Ohio General Assembly. During his term, which ran from his inauguration to January 1959 to January 1963, when Republican James Rhodes replaced him, DiSalle passed sorely needed tax increases, but he was less successful in his attempts to pique the conscience of Ohioans on social issues such as the poor conditions in state mental hospitals and the abolishment of capital punishment. His tours of the state's dismal mental institutions were widely publicized, but the public showed little interest in the details concerning the warehousing of the state's most-neglected wards. His agonizing over death-penalty cases that he was legally obligated to review alienated many in the legal and law enforcement communities. DiSalle's private life was almost as controversial as his public life. Throughout his term as governor he was dogged by reports of his wife's unhappiness with her role as Ohio's First Lady and later by rumors of his romantic involvement with his personal secretary. His post-gubernatorial life was marred by several unfortunate business ventures, and like his hero, Thomas Jefferson, DiSalle seemed perpetually short of cash after he left office. Despite the controversies that plagued his carer, he never stopped living a caring, passionate life. Those interested in politics and social history will find Call Me Mike invaluable
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
  • 977.1/043/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F496.4.D47
LC item number
Z56 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Call me Mike : a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle, Richard G. Zimmerman, (electronic resource)
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Call me Mike : a political biography of Michael V. DiSalle, Richard G. Zimmerman, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-314) and index
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Extent
1 online resource (xx, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612773469
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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illustrations.
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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