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Greenwald, Glenn.

Summary: Constitutional law expert Greenwald examines the George W. Bush presidency and its long-term effect on the nation, dissecting the rhetoric and revealing the faulty ideals upon which Bush built his policies. On September 12, 2001, Bush presented a clear view of what was to come--a view that can be said to define his entire presidency: "a monumental struggle of good versus evil." Based on his own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9310 GRE

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

1 hold on 5 copies

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Roll, David L.

Summary: "The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall--America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington--whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE ROL

Carbone, Gerald M.

Summary: Before he became the "Father of our Country," George Washington was the father of the American Army. He took an army with no experience, no tradition, and no training, and fought a protracted war against the British - the best, most disciplined force in the world. In Washington, award-winning author Gerald M. Carbone offers a compelling new look at the military career, lessons, and legacy of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

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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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.709 Goodwin

Miller, William Lee.

Summary: Presents a dual examination of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower to analyze their similarities and differences, covering their roles in the high politics of their time and their respective experiences during and between the world wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MIL

Hennessey, Susan

Summary: "How Donald Trump has reshaped the norms of the American presidency"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 HEN

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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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 973.709 Goodwin

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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Miller, William Lee.

Summary: The American president has come to be the most powerful figure in the world--and in the nineteenth century, a great man held that office. Lincoln scholar Miller's new book closely examines that great man in that hugely important office, analyzing the commander in chief who coped with the profound moral dilemmas of America's bloodiest war. In this sequel to Lincoln's Virtues Miller completes his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lin

Clarke, Thurston.

Summary: An account of JFK's final months examines his roles in advancing civil rights and the Limited Test Ban Treaty, recounts the death of his premature infant son, and considers what might have occurred had he not been assassinated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 Clarke 2013

Harris, John F. (John Furby)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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

Sciutto, Jim

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Summary: "From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "He's only getting worse. Donald Trump's erratic behavior throughout his presidential campaign caused many of us to ask: What is wrong with him? After the election, politicians and pundits assured us he would change once he took office and would live up to his role as president. After spending two years in the most powerful position in the world, however, Trump has only gotten worse. He rants....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 DAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 DAN

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