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Dead last : the public memory of Warren G. Harding's scandalous legacy

Auteur : Phillip G Payne
Éditeur : Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the saints in America's civil religion, then the twenty-ninth president, Warren G. Harding, is our sinner. Prior to the Nixon administration, the Harding scandals were the most infamous of the twentieth century. Harding is consistently judged a failure, ranking dead last among his peers. By examining the public memory of Harding, Phillip G. Payne offers the first  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
History
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Payne, Phillip G.
Dead last.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2009
(OCoLC)682872332
Personne nommée : Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Phillip G Payne
ISBN : 9780821418185 0821418181 9780821418192 082141819X
Numéro OCLC : 263497919
Description : viii, 267 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenu : Questions asked --
The president's hometown --
Commemorating the tragedy of Warren Harding --
My damned biographers --
The shadow of William Estabrook Chancellor --
He-harlot --
Harding Alley --
Dead last.
Responsabilité : Phillip G. Payne.

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If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the saints in America's civil religion, then the twenty-ninth president, Warren G Harding, is our sinner. This title explores how Harding's name became  Lire la suite...

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