New York: Random House, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition (stated).. FIRST PRINTING of the First Edition (stated). A leadering conservative theorist offers his analysis of the evolution of American politics in the modern era, the impact of mass media upon public perceptions and elections, the potentialities and limitations of the Republican Party, the successes and blunders of leading politicans, much more, as well as demonstrating the internal schisms within each party and the need for individuals to think and decide clearly when considering the issues and political choices available. Hardcover with dust jacket, graphs, charts, source notes, indexed, 261pp. A very nice copy, the jacket neatly encased in an acid-free archival protector. Rare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.