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Fiasco S1E1: “Homestead” Bibliography


36 Days: The Complete Chronicle of the 2000 Presidential Election Crisis. Ed. New York Times. Times Books, 2001.

Ceaser, James W. and Busch, Andrew E. The Perfect Tie: The True Story Of The 2000 Presidential Election, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.

Deadlock: The Inside Story of America’s Closest Election. Ed. Washington Post. PublicAffairs, 2001.

Grunwald, Michael. The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise, Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Kaplan, David A. The Accidental President. William Morrow, 2001.

Mayr, Monika. Everglades Betrayal – The Issue That Defeated Al Gore, Two Harbors Press, 2008.

Merzer, Martin. The Miami Herald Report: Democracy Held Hostage. St. Martin’s Press, 2001.

Pleasants, Julian M. Hanging Chads: The Inside Story of the 2000 Presidential Recount in Florida. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Sabato, Larry. Overtime! The Election 2000 Thriller. Longman, 2001.

Stevens, Stuart. The Big Enchilada, Free Press, 2001.

Tapper, Jake. Down & Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency. Little, Brown, 2001.

Toobin, Jeffrey. Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election. Random House, 2001.

Zelden, Charles. Bush v Gore: Exposing the Hidden Crisis in American Democracy, University Press of Kansas, 2010.


“Al Gore in fading green,” Tampa Bay Times editorial, April 7, 2000.

Alvarez, Lizette, “In 2 Countries, 6-Year-Old Cuban Is Political Symbol,” New York Times, Jan. 9, 2000.

Bishin, Benjamin; Cherif, Ferval M.; Stevens, Daniel P. “What to Expect from the Cuban-American Electorate,” Brookings Institution, August 31, 2008.

Brenner, Philip and Kornbluh, Peter. “Clinton’s Cuba Calculus.” NACLA Report on the America. Routledge, Sept. 25, 2007.

Chen, David. “In Nader Supporters’ Math, Gore Equals Bush,” New York Times, Oct. 15, 2000.

Clary, Mike. “Cuba boat sinks; boy saved but 11 missing.” Palm Beach Post, Nov. 26, 1999.

Clary, Mike. “In Hurricane’s Wake, a Storm Brews Over Redevelopment,” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 11, 1997.

“Clinton reaches for Cuban vote; Stop in Little Havana signals his rising popularity,” Sun-Sentinel, Oct. 24, 1996.

Conniff, Ruth. “On the Road With Ralph Nader,” The Nation, June 29, 2000.

“Cuban boy a VIP at Disney World,” Associated Press, Dec. 13, 1999.

Defede, Jim. “Collision Course,” Miami New Times, Nov. 23, 2000.

“Dozens arrested in Miami during Cuban boy protest,” CNN, Jan 6. 2000.

Filkins, Dexter and Canedy, Dana. “A Mayor, Once Vocal for Gore, Is Silent,” New York Times, Nov. 25, 2000.

Goering, Laurie. “Gore’s stand on Elian may not help with Florida’s Hispanic vote,” Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2000.

“Gore: Elian’s dad should come here,” Salina Journal, Dec. 12, 1999.

“Gore’s statements on Elian Gonzalez,” Tampa Bay Times, April 5, 2000.

Goodnough, Abby. “Gore’s Venting Stirs Up Senate Race in Florida,” New York Times, June 8, 2004.

Grunwald, Michael. “To the White House, by Way of the Everglades,” Washington Post, 2002.

Harris, John F. “Gore Struggles to Explain His Position on Elian,” Washington Post, April 5, 2000.

Hebert, Josef H. “Gore Torn on Fla. Airport Plan,” Associated Press, Sept. 11, 2000.

Johnston, David. “Relatives to Give Cuban Boy To His Father, Officials Say,” New York Times, April 12, 2000.

Kaye, Ken. “Reshaping of air base moves along,” The Sun-Sentinel, August 10, 1994.

Kettle, Martin. “Bush backs plan to make Cuban boy a US citizen,” The Guardian, Jan 24, 2000.

Leahy, Michael. “A Fisherman And His 15 Minutes,” Washington Post, April 27, 2000.

“Let Elian stay here, Gore says,” Palm Beach Post, March 31, 2000.

Mencimer, Stephanie. “Weather ’tis Nobler in The Mind.” Washington Monthly, July 1, 2001.

“Nader Supporters Fill Madison Square Garden,” Associated Press, New York Times, Oct. 14, 2000.

Navarro, Mireya. “Alliance of G.O.P. and Cuban-Americans Shows Rift,” New York Times, Oct. 22, 1996.

Nickens, Tim. “Yearlong Bush lead gone; state up for grabs.” St. Petersburg Times, Oct. 8, 2000.

Norman, Bob. “Donato’s Closet,” Miami New Times, May 4, 2000.

Remnick, David. “Ozone Man,” New Yorker, April 16, 2006.

Schneider, William. “Elián González Defeated Al Gore,” Atlantic Monthly, May 1, 2001.

Seelye, Katherine. “Boy’s Case Could Sway Bush-Gore Contest,” New York Times, March 30, 2000.

Serrano, Richard A. and Clary, Mike. “Elian, Dad Runited After Raid,” Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2000.

Vise, David. “Moment at Gunpoint Yields Searing Image,” Washington Post, April 23, 2000.

Walsh, Joan. “Why is this race even close?”, Nov. 6, 2000.


Bikel, Ofra. Frontline: Saving Elian. Feb. 6, 2001.

Golden, Tim and McDonnell, Ross. Elian. CNN Films, 2017.

Ballman, Chris. “Homestead,” Living On Earth, PRI, Nov. 24, 2000.


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