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Dead center : Clinton-Gore leadership and the perils of moderation

Author: James MacGregor Burns; Georgia Jones Sorenson; Robin Gerber; Scott W Webster
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, ©1999.
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The authors examine "the leadership style of Bill Clinton and [offer] a forceful challenge to the strategy of centrism."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burns, James MacGregor.
Dead center.
New York, NY : Scribner, ©1999
(OCoLC)607375440
Named Person: Bill Clinton; Al Gore; Bill Clinton; Al Gore; Bill Clinton; Albert (Politiker) Gore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James MacGregor Burns; Georgia Jones Sorenson; Robin Gerber; Scott W Webster
ISBN: 0684837781 9780684837789
OCLC Number: 41503645
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Description: 416 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Fast trip to Falls Church --
pt. 1. Turning and turning. 1. Presidential heroes and moral failures : Heroic leaders in the White House ; The "center of moral leadership" ; Where are my followers to lead me? ; Leadership: conviction and character --
2. The education of three politicos : Schools that made a difference ; The three Hillary Rodhams ; Comback, at any price --
pt. II. Innocence is drowned. 3. Leadership, for a change? : The time of the troika ; Arrogance, ignorance, and adrenaline ; Inauguration: history and hype --
4. The gauntlet of leadership : With honeymoons like this ... ; The testing of the troika ; Ordeals of change ; Promise keeping --
5. The tragedy of health : Task forces, tollgates, and timing ; What went wrong? ; The cost of failure --
pt. III. The widening gyre. 6. Squarely in the center : The rise of centrism ; Clinton and his centrists ; Centrists and ideologues ; The case for centrism --
7. The intrusion of foreign affairs : Who knows the new rules? ; The use of force ; Upstaged on the world stage, again ; Marketplace leadership --
pt. IV. Things fall apart. 8. Forward, about-face, march : Under the eyes of freedom ; A dark mood in the White House ; Grabbing for the rudder ; Searching for the dynamic center --
Modern anti-Federalists --
9. Welfare and illfare : A fearsome assumption ; A broken system ; Leavened by the historical moment ; Entitlement to tough love --
10. True north : Deep south ; The southern strategist ; The inheritance ; The legacy --
pt. V. The second coming? 11. God and second chances : Adult leadership ; Make room in the middle ; The second era of good feelings --
12. Global leadership and moral duties : The problem from hell ; Boldness by default ; The peacemaker --
13. What kind of leadership? : The price of centrism ; The myth of presidential virtue ; The real test: moral leadership --
Fall projection 1999.
Responsibility: James MacGregor Burns and Georgia J. Sorenson ; with Robin Gerber and Scott W. Webster.

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The authors examine "the leadership style of Bill Clinton and [offer] a forceful challenge to the strategy of centrism."--Jacket.

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