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Decision-making in the White House : the olive branch or the arrows

Author: Theodore C Sorensen
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1963.
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This book provides a rare view of the most important and far-reading function of Presidential leadership, a detailed account of the making of decisions, from agreement on the facts to final choice to provision for execution, by the one man who can never choose as an individual, but always as a President.
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Sorensen, Theodore C.
Decision-making in the White House.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1963
(OCoLC)576256430
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore C Sorensen
OCLC Number: 413019
Notes: "Based on the Gino Speranza lectures for 1963, delivered at Columbia University on April 18 and May 9, 1963."
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 94 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / John F. Kennedy --
Introductory remarks / Grayson Kirk --
By way of introduction --
The setting for decision --
The outer limits of decision --
Presidential politics --
Presidential advisers --
The presidential perspective --
By way of summary.
Responsibility: Theodore C. Sorensen ; foreword by John F. Kennedy.

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This book provides a rare view of the most important and far-reading function of Presidential leadership, a detailed account of the making of decisions, from agreement on the facts to final choice to provision for execution, by the one man who can never choose as an individual, but always as a President.

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