"The president has been shot" : confusion, disability, and the 25th amendment in the aftermath of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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"The president has been shot" : confusion, disability, and the 25th amendment in the aftermath of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

Author: Herbert L Abrams
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using the attempt in 1981 on Ronald Reagan's life as an example, Dr Herbert Abrams examines the efficacy of the 25th Amendment, the American constitutional law which provides for the transfer of  Read more...

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Named Person: Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert L Abrams
ISBN: 0393030423 9780393030426
OCLC Number: 23733696
Description: 363 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Cast of characters --
Assassin --
Before the attack --
Shooting and its aftermath --
President's men --
Confusion : in the White House and the hospital --
How well was the president's condition reported to the nation? --
Was his capacity for decision making unimpaired? --
Response to presidential disability : the Twenty-fifth Amendment --
Failure to invoke the Twenty-fifth Amendment --
First use of the disability provision of the Twenty-fifth Amendment --
Next time --
Looking back and looking forward.
Responsibility: Herbert L. Abrams.

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