The American President

The American President

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A study of the presidency, focusing on presidential selection, power, accountability, decision making, leadership, and presidential personality. Discusses the president's relationship with Congress, the public, and the press, the president and foreign affairs, the presidency and emergency powers, and vice presidency. Looks at five cases in presidential decision making: the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban missile crisis, the Vietnam War, the Iran-Contra affair, and shoe import quotas. Also analyzes several presidents' personalities and their impact on the office, including Johnson, Nixon, and Reagan. DiClerico is affiliated with West Virginia University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ( more

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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 152.7 x 226.6 x 20.1mm | 582.25g
  • Prentice Hall (Higher Education Division, Pearson Education)
  • Prentice Hall
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130835757
  • 9780130835758

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