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Triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency : seventy-six case studies in presidential leadership

Author: David M Abshire; Center for the Study of the Presidency.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
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Leading Presidency scholars examine key cases of Presidential success and failure and the lessons learned.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606550476
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Abshire; Center for the Study of the Presidency.
ISBN: 0275973514 9780275973513 0275973522 9780275973520
OCLC Number: 45583432
Notes: At head of title: Center for the Study of the Presidency, Washington, D.C.
Description: xxi, 330 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency / David M. Abshire --
Council of Scholars --
Common Threads and Lessons Learned --
The "First One Hundred Days" of an Administration --
Franklin D. Roosevelt's "First Hundred Days" / James MacGregor Burns --
Dwight D. Eisenhower's "First Hundred Days" / Fred I. Greenstein --
John F. Kennedy's "First One Hundred Days" / Charles Bartlett --
The "First One Hundred Days" of Lyndon Baines Johnson / Michael Beschloss --
Richard Nixon's "First One Hundred Days" / Lee Huebner --
Jimmy Carter: Transition and Early Presidency / John P. Burke --
Ronald Reagan's "One Hundred Days" / Lou Cannon --
Ronald Reagan: Putting Together an Early Action Plan / David Gergen --
George H.W. Bush: Transition and Early Presidency / John P. Burke --
The Clinton Presidency: "The First One Hundred Days" / Charles O. Jones --
The Presidential "One Hundred Days:" An Overview / Richard E. Neustadt --
Executive-Legislative Relations --
The Versailles Treaty / John Milton Cooper --
Creation and Implementation of the Marshall Plan, 1947-1948 / Larry I. Bland --
The Ratification of NATO: Executive-Legislative Cooperation and an Unprecedented Commitment in U.S. Foreign Policy / Elizabeth Edwards Spalding --
Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / James P. Pfiffner --
Lessons from the Tax Reform Act of 1986 / Timothy Conlan --
Deficit Reduction in 1993: Clinton's First Budget / James P. Pfiffner --
President Clinton's Health Care Reform Proposals of 1994 / James P. Pfiffner.
Responsibility: David Abshire, editor.

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