This is the story of the White family, who moved to Idaho at the time of statehood and served northern Idaho from the dark days of the Great Depression to the tense years of the Vietnam War in the United States Congress. The book includes a foreword by Howard Zinn.
Randall Doyle is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Grand Valley State University. Professor Doyle holds a doctorate in U.S. History from the University of Idaho.
Chapter 1 Foreword by Howard Zinn Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Consensus and Rebellion in Idaho: The White Family Moves to Clark Fork in 1890 Chapter 5 Congressman Compton White, Sr., (1933-1947, 1949-1951): Dams, Silver, and FDR's New Deal Chapter 6 Out of the Shadow: The Rise of Compton White, Jr. in Idaho Politics Chapter 7 Ambition, Opportunity, and the New Frontier Chapter 8 Mr. White Goes to Washington Chapter 9 JFK and Camelot; Dallas and Uncertainty Chapter 10 The New Deal Revisited; Compton White, Jr. Embraces "The Great Society" Chapter 11 1966 Election: Redistricting, Rebellion, and Republicans Chapter 12 The Resurrection of Idaho Democrats; White Fades Away Chapter 13 Epilogue: Clark Fork, Boise, and 'Cece' Chapter 14 Bibliography Chapter 15 About the Author