Winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize.
A finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, it served as the basis for one episode in the award-winning PBS documentary "The Great Depression"
“Sizzling, rambunctiously useful.” —Los Angeles Times
“Fascinating….a lively, anecdote-filled history.” —The New York Times Book Review
“To read The Campaign of the Century is to understand how the business of electing officials began to get so colossally out of hand.” —Newsweek
“America witnessed a transforming experience, as Greg Mitchell makes clear in his vivid chronicle.” —Wall Street Journal
“There are lessons to be learned herein. Politicians learned them long ago, to the general detriment. Perhaps now Mitchell can help the rest of us learn them.” —Washington Post Book World