TITLE

Jesse Ventura's `Body' Politics

AUTHOR(S)
Bai, Matt; Brauer, David; Vistica, Gregory
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek;11/16/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the unexpected November 1998 election of Jesse (The Body) Ventura as governor of Minnesota. His defeat of St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman and Attorney General Hubert H. Humphrey III; His background, including work as a Navy SEAL, bodyguard, professional wrestler, and talk radio host; His identification with Ross Perot's Reform Party; Conduct of his campaign; Role of Minnesota's election laws in his election. INSETS: From Pile Driver to Pol: The Jesse Ventura Files;`I'm Not Some Dumb Wrestler';Election Results '98: A Political Weather Map.
ACCESSION #
1257554

 

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