TITLE

Wrestling for the Center

AUTHOR(S)
Bai, Matt
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);06/05/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 135 Issue 23, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura and how he could influence the 2000 presidential election in the United States. Concern about how voters who support Ventura will vote; Description of the voters as being independent and centrists; Ventura's relationship with presidential candidate George W. Bush; Ventura's view of his own place in the election. INSET: In Search Of the Next `Body' Slam, by Matt Bai.
ACCESSION #
3189277

 

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