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McGovern, George S. (George Stanley)

Summary: Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president--the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American history pivots, the time when the young republic collapsed of its own contradictions and a new birth of freedom, sanctified by blood, created the United States we know today. His story has been told many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MCG

Appleby, Joyce Oldham.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEF

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A biography of the first president to be sworn into office as a result of his predecessor's resignation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD BRI

Leuchtenburg, William Edward

Summary: Renowned New Deal historian Leuchtenburg offers a frank, thoughtful portrait of the lifelong public servant, and shrewdly assesses Hoover's policies and legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history--the Great Depression.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOOVER, HERBERT LEU

Wicker, Tom.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EIS

Wills, Garry

Summary: In this examination of the life of a founding father, renowned historian Wills takes a fresh look at the life of James Madison, from his rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation of the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAD

Dallek, Robert.

Summary: The plainspoken man from Missouri who never expected to be president yet rose to become one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, Harry S. Truman clashed with Southerners over civil rights, with organized labor over the right to strike, and with General Douglas MacArthur over the conduct of the Korean War. He personified Thomas Jefferson's observation that the presidency is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRUMAN, HARRY DAL

Peters, Charles

Summary: Documents the 36th president's term in office and the legacy of his achievements, revealing the insights he gained while serving in the Senate and throughout the Kennedy-Johnson administration and discussing how factors including the Vietnam War drove him from office.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, LYNDON B PET

Phillips, Kevin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCK

Bunting, Josiah

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRA

Rutkow, Ira M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GAR

Seigenthaler, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 POL

Dean, John W. (John Wesley)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 HAR

Burns, James MacGregor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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