|提及的人：||Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson|
|描述：||xviii, 166 p. : port. ; 22 cm.|
|内容：||Introduction: "The true index of his heart" --
The tailor's apprentice --
Governor and Senator Johnson --
From military governor to vice president --
Mr. President --
The president obstructs --
Epilogue: The aftermath.
|丛书名：||American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))|
One of America's leading historians shows how ill-suited Johnson was for assuming the presidency following President Lincoln's assassination. The climax of Johnson's career was his impeachment trial, which Gordon-Reed recounts with drama and tension.