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Presidential leadership : from Woodrow Wilson to Harry S. Truman

Author: Robert H Ferrell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
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"Examines the personal styles of presidents Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Harry Truman. Uses the diaries of Colonel Edward House and White House physician Joel Boone and other sources to examine presidential decision making. Incorporates comments on Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Includes interview with historian John Garraty"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Ferrell, Robert H.
Presidential leadership.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005023511
(OCoLC)61303400
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Ferrell
ISBN: 0826264905 9780826264909 0826216234 9780826216236
OCLC Number: 70808594
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 168 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Who are these people? --
Woodrow Wilson : a misfit in office --
Warren G. Harding's reputation --
Calvin Coolidge, the man and the president --
The United States in world affairs, 1919-1945 --
Harry S. Truman : a chance president in the new world of superpowers.
Responsibility: Robert H. Ferrell.

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Examines four sometimes maligned, sometimes misunderstood presidents: Woodrow Wilson, Warren G Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Harry S Truman. The author also incorporates comments on Hoover and  Read more...

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