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The American president

Author: Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the lives of the presidents and the evolution of the presidency.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
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Kunhardt, Philip B.
American president.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1999
(OCoLC)607355656
Online version:
Kunhardt, Philip B.
American president.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1999
(OCoLC)608101384
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt
ISBN: 157322149X 9781573221498
OCLC Number: 41256420
Description: xvii, 481 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The Candidate: Heroic Posture: George Washington (1789-1797) America's first hero ; William Henry Harrison (1841) A manufactured hero ; Ulysses S. Grant 1869-1899) In over his head ; Dwight D, Eisenhower (1953-1961) the heroic image Compromise Choices: Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) The dark horse President ; James A. Garfield (1881) Awaiting destiny ; Warren G. Harding (1921-1923) "I Should Never Have Been Here" ; Gerald R. Ford 1974-1977) Healing the nation --
Politics and the Presidency: Professional Politician: Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) "The Little Magician" ; James Buchanan (1857-1861) "Avoiding Conflicts' ; Abrahan Lincoln (1861-1865) Politics with a purpose ; Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969) The art of political bluster --
An Indepenent Cast of Mind: John Adams (1797-1801) Going it alone ; Zachary Taylor (1849-1850) "Old Rough and Ready" ; Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881) "No Fondness for Political Life" ; Jimmy Carter (1977-1981) The outsider --
A Matter of Destiny: Family Ties: John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) His father's son ; Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893) "Nobody's Grandson" ; Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) Possession by right ; John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) Vindicating the Irish --
Happenstance: John Tyler (1841-1845) Establishing the President ; Millard Fillmore (1850-153) "Called by a Bereavement" ; Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) "Elect of an Assassin" ; Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885) "Gentleman Boss" ; Harry S. Truman (1945-1953) American optimist Executive Vision: --
American Way: Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) His "Empire of Liberty" ; Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) Preacher of prosperity ; Herbert C. Hoover (1929-1933) American individualist ; Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) An American dreamer --
World Stage: James Monroe (1817-1825) A vision for he hemisphere ; William McKinley (1897-1901) Reluctant apostle ; Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) American idealist ; George Bush (1989-1993) Personal contact --
An Office and Its Powers: Expanding Power: Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) The power of the people ; Grover Cleveland (1885-1889) "Ugly Honest" ; Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1907) "Rough rider" ; Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) Abuse of power --
Balance of Power: James Madison (1809-1817) Creating the balance ; James K. Polk (1845-1849) "Young Hickory" ; William Howard Taft (1909-1913) Preserving the balance ; William Jefferson Clinton (1993-2001) Second chances --
Chronology of the presidents --
Selected constitutional passages.
Responsibility: Philip Kunhardt, Jr., Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt ; foreword by Stephen Skowronek ; introduction by Richard E. Neustadt.

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Explores the lives of the presidents and the evolution of the presidency.

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