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Fiasco S1E6: “No Precedent” Bibliography


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

Adler, Renata. Irreperable Harm, Melville House 2004

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.

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

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, John Paul. The Making of a Justice. Little, Brown, 2019.

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

Thomas, Evan. First: Sandra Day O’Connor. Random House, 2019.

Toobin, Jeffrey. The Nine. Random House, 2008.

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

Wells, Charley. Inside Bush v. Gore, University Press of Florida, 2013.

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


“Analysis of Florida Ballots Proves Favorable to Bush,” Associated Press, Apr. 4, 2001.

Broder, John M. and Fessenden, Ford. “Study of Disputed Florida Ballots Finds Justices Did Not Cast Deciding Vote,” New York Times, Nov. 12, 2018.

Chappell, Bill and Totenberg, Nina. “Sandra Day O’Connor Says She Has Dementia, Withdraws From Public Life,” NPR, Oct. 23, 2018.

Curry, Tom. “Chief Justice Shaped High Court Conservatism,” NBC News, Sept. 4, 2005.

Deggans, Eric. “Arduous Ballot Review Winds Up Today,” St. Petersburg Times, Nov. 11, 2001.

Feldman, Noah. “Thank You, Justice O’Connor, for the Art of Compromise,” Bloomberg, Oct. 24, 2018.

Glanton, Dahleen. “O’Connor Questions Court’s Decision to Take Bush v. Gore,” Chicago Tribune, Apr. 27, 2013.

Greenhouse, Linda. “Election Case a Test and a Trauma for Justices,” New York Times, Feb. 20, 2001.

Greenhouse, Linda. “Reagan Nominates Anthony Kennedy to Supreme Court,” New York Times, Nov. 12, 1987.

Greenhouse, Linda. “Supreme Court, Split 5-4, Halts Florida Count in Blow to Gore,” New York Times, Dec. 9, 2000.

Isikoff, Michael. “The Truth Behind the Pillars,” Newsweek, Dec. 24, 2000.

Lithwick, Dahlia. “Last Count for the Recount,” Slate, Dec. 12, 2000.

Lithwick, Dahlia. “The Supremes Pull a Hamlet,” Slate, Dec. 5, 2000.

Lithwick, Dahlia. “The Supremes, Stark Raving Naked,” Slate, Dec. 14, 2000.

Margolick, David. “The Path to Florida,” Vanity Fair, Mar. 19, 2014.

“O’Connor Suggests Misgivings Over Bush v. Gore,” CBS News, Apr. 30, 2013.

Rosche, Staci. “How Conservative Is the Rehnquist Court — Three Issues, One Answer,” Fordham Law Review, 1997.

Rosen, Jeffrey. “The Agonizer,” New Yorker, Nov. 3, 1996.

Toobin, Jeffrey. “Precedent and Prologue,” New Yorker, Nov. 28, 2010.

Spencer, Miranda C. “Who Won the Election? Who Cares?” FAIR, Jan. 1, 2002.

Woodward, Calvin. “Drama of 2000 Presidential Contest Overshadowed, Redefined by Sept. 11 Terror Attacks,” Herald-Sun, Nov. 6, 2001.



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