Book awards: D. B. Hardeman Prize

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Home Style : House Members in Their Districts by Fenno Richard F1980
Congress and Money: Budgeting, Spending and Taxing by Allen Schick1982
Decline and Resurgence of Congress by James L. Sundquist1984
A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy by David M. Oshinsky1986
Artful work: The politics of social security reform by Paul Light1988
The Transformation of the U.S. Senate by Barbara Sinclair1992
Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator from Georgia by Gilbert C. Fite1994
Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress by Carol M. Swain1995
A Rage for Justice: The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton by John Jacobs1995
Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress by William Lee Miller1996
Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time by Robert Vincent Remini1997
Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975 by Julian E. Zelizer1998
Sizing Up the Senate: The Unequal Consequences of Equal Representation by Frances E. Lee1999
Wright Patman: Populism, Liberalism, and the American Dream by Nancy Beck Young2000
Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century by John A. Farrell2001
Master of the Senate by Robert A. Caro2002
Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat by Don Oberdorfer2003
Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt by Michael J. Ybarra2004
The CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy by David M. Barrett2005
Congress and the Cold War by Robert David Johnson2006
While Dangers Gather: Congressional Checks on Presidential War Powers by William G. Howell2007
Delaying the Dream: Southern Senators and the Fight Against Civil Rights, 1938-1965 (Making the Modern South) by Keith M. Finley2008
Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate by Frances E. Lee2009

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  1. The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy: A Biography by Thomas C. Reeves (1982)
  2. The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun by Merrill D. Peterson (1987)
  3. Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854 by William W. Freehling (1990)
  4. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt (1999)
  5. The Path to Power by Robert A. Caro (1982)
  6. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff (1982)
  7. Flawed Giant by Robert Dallek (1998)
  8. Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long by Jr. Richard D. White (2006)
  9. The Very Best Men: The Daring Early Years of the CIA by Evan Thomas (1995)
  10. The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher (1993)
  11. The Liberals' Moment: The McGovern Insurgency and the Identity Crisis of the Democratic Party by Bruce Miroff (2007)
  12. Henry Clay : Statesman for the Union by Robert V. Remini (1991)
  13. Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism by Dominic Sandbrook (2004)
  14. The age of McCarthyism : a brief history with documents by Ellen Schrecker (1994)
  15. The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics by Don E. Fehrenbacher (1978)

Award description

he D.B. Hardeman Prize is a cash prize awarded annually by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation for the best book that furthers the study of the U.S. Congress in the fields of biography, history, journalism, and political science. Submissions are judged on the basis of five criteria: (1) contribution to scholarship, (2) contribution to the public's understanding of Congress, (3) literary craftsmanship, (4) originality, and (5) depth of research.
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