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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry. Throughout the turbulent 1850s, each had energetically sought the presidency as the conflict over slavery was leading inexorably to secession...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humiliated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Explores the thirty-sixth President's background, his personal outlook and behavior, his political career, and the political system that fostered his rise.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1991

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humilated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: The United States of 1940, an isolationist country divided along class lines, still suffering the ravages of a decade-long depression, and woefully unprepared for war, was unified by a common threat and by the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become, only five years later, the preeminent economic and military power in the world. At the center of the country's transformation was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lincoln

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the 'muckraking' press Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the Civil War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humiliated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Wait Till Next Year is the story of a young girl growing up in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s. When owning a single-family home on a tree-lined street, meant the realization of dreams. When everyone knew everyone else on the block and the children gathered in the streets to play from sunup to sundown. The neighborhood was equally divided among Dodger, Giant, and Yankee fans. The corner...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GOODWIN, DORIS KEARNS GOO

Summary: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, from his childhood as the coddled child of wealthy parents, through his marriage to distant cousin Eleanor Roosevelt and devastating illness with polio, to his service as President of the United States for unprecedented four terms during the crises of the Great Depression and World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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Summary: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2013

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Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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