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

Autore: Phillip G Payne
Editore: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Payne, Phillip G.
Dead last.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2009
(OCoLC)682872332
Persona incaricata: Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Phillip G Payne
ISBN: 9780821418185 0821418181 9780821418192 082141819X
Numero OCLC: 263497919
Descrizione: viii, 267 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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