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Power and the presidency

Author: Philip C Dolce; George H Skau
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An outgrowth of a 54-program CBS television series entitled 'The American presidency : the men and the office.'"
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Power and the presidency.
New York : Scribner, ©1976
(OCoLC)567849118
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip C Dolce; George H Skau
ISBN: 0684146037 9780684146034 0684146029 pbk. 9780684146027 pbk
OCLC Number: 2089661
Notes: "An outgrowth of a 54-program CBS television series entitled 'The American presidency: the men and the office.'"
Description: xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Philip C. Dolce and George H. Skau --
Part I. The presidency from George Washington to William McKinley --
The Founding Fathers and the creation of the executive branch / Robert F. Jones --
George Washington and the establishment of a tradition / Robert F. Jones --
The emergence of political parties and their effect on the presidency / Robert V. Remini --
Andrew Jackson and the strong presidency / Edward Pessen --
Abraham Lincoln and use of the war power / John A. Carpenter --
The presidency in the gilded age : from Rutherford B. Hayes to William McKinley / Richard Harmond --
Part II. The presidency in the contemporary age --
Theodore Roosevelt and the making of the modern presidency / Richard Harmond --
Woodrow Wilson's impact on the American presidency / George H. Skau --
Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression / Robert F. Himmelberg --
Franklin D. Roosevelt : crisis leader / James MacGregor Burns --
Harry S. Truman and the postwar world / Philip C. Dolce --
Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency : a general's final mission / Herbert S. Parmet --
John F. Kennedy : years of lightning, days of thunder / Roger Hilsman --
Lyndon B. Johnson : frustrated achiever / Henry F. Graff --
Richard M. Nixon : a tentative evaluation / Robert B. Semple, Jr. --
Waiting in the wings : the vice-presidency / Irving G. Williams --
Part III. Key issues --
The awesome power : the president as commander in chief / Louis W. Koenig --
The invisible presidency : growth of the White House staff / Louis W. Koenig --
The presidency and civil rights / Roy Wilkins --
Presidential attitudes and policies toward city and suburb / Stanley Buder --
The presidents and the press / John W. Tebbel --
Part IV. View of the top --
Practical aspects of presidential nominations : an inside view / Richard C. Wade --
Presidential greatness / R. Gordon Hoxie --
The imperial presidency / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
Presidential and parliamentary government in perspective / Frank J. Coppa --
The scope and limits of presidential power / Robert S. Hirschfield.
Responsibility: edited by Philip C. Dolce and George H. Skau.

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"An outgrowth of a 54-program CBS television series entitled 'The American presidency : the men and the office.'"

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