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The scarlet thread of scandal : morality and the American presidency

Author: Charles W Dunn
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What role should morality play in the decision making of America's most powerful elected official? What did Founders think about the significance of morality in this political institution? This text  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Dunn
ISBN: 0847696073 9780847696079
OCLC Number: 48421747
Description: xi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 1. The Scarlet Thread of Scandal Chapter 2 2. The Moral Kaleidoscope Chapter 3 3. Origins of Moral Conflict in the Modern Era Chapter 4 4. Presidential Scandal in a Golden Age: 1932-1960 Chapter 5 5. Tarnishing the Golden Age: 1961-1975 Chapter 6 6. Postmodern Presidential Morality Chapter 7 7. The Seamless Garment of Morality
Responsibility: Charles W. Dunn.

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Drawing on works as diverse as William J. Bennett, Robert Bellah, and Dr. Benjamin Spock, Charles Dunn charts the decline of public and presidential morality and addresses the central question of Read more...

 
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