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Title Triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency : case studies in presidential leadership / Maxmillian Angerholzer III, James Kitfield, Norman Ornstein, and Stephen Skowronek, editors.

Published Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC [2016]
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  973.099 TRIU    AVAILABLE
Edition Second Edition.
Physical description xvi, 454 pages ; 24 cm
Notes At head of title: Center for the Study of the Presidency, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-412) and index.
Contents Section I Modern Presidency 1 -- 1 Constitution and Presidential Prerogative / Richard M. Pious Pious, Richard M. 3 -- 2 White House Rules: The Post-World War II Presidency / James P. Pfiffner Pfiffner, James P. 11 -- 3 21st-century Imperial Presidency / Andrew C. Rudalevige Rudalevige, Andrew C. 16 -- 4 Nature of Presidential Leadership / George C. Edwards III Edwards, George C. III 24 -- 5 Rise of the Vice President / Richard M. Yon Yon, Richard M., Joseph Amoroso Amoroso, Joseph 30 -- 6 In the Shadow of the Oval Office: The White House Staff / Kenneth M. Duberstein Duberstein, Kenneth M. 39 -- 7 Behind the Scenes Policy Makers: The Executive Branch / Sean Gailmard Gailmard, Sean 46 -- 8 Independent Money Managers: Presidents and the Federal Reserve / John T. Woolley Woolley, John T. 53 -- 9 No Friends in Black Robes: Presidents and the Supreme Court / Stuart S. Taylor, Jr. Taylor, Stuart S., Jr. 59 -- 10 At Opposite Ends of Pennsylvania Avenue: Presidents and Congress / Richard E. Cohen Cohen, Richard E. 68 -- 11 Social Media Jousting: Presidents and the Modern Media / Major Garrett Garrett, Major 75 -- 12 An Uneasy Alliance: Presidents and Their Party / Alexis Simendinjjer Simendinjjer, Alexis 82 -- Section II First Hundred Days 89 -- 13 First Hundred Days: Myth and Mystique / James P. Pfiffner Pfiffner, James P. 91 -- 14 Original Hundred Days: Franklin D. Roosevelt / Bruce Miroff Miroff, Bruce 97 -- 15 First Hundred Days: Harry S. Truman / Brian Bumes Bumes, Brian 103 -- 16 First Hundred Days: Dwight D. Eisenhower / Fred T. Greenstein Greenstein, Fred T. 107 -- 17 First Hundred Days: John V. Kennedy / Charles Bartlett Bartlett, Charles 109 -- 18 First Hundred Days: Lyndon B. Johnson / Michael Beschloss Beschloss, Michael 112 -- 19 First Hundred Days: Richard Nixon / Lee Huebner Huebner, Lee 115 -- 20 Fust Hundred Days: Gerald Ford / Yanek Mieczkowski Mieczkowski, Yanek 120 -- 21 First Hundred Days: Jimmy Carter / Julian E. Zelizer Zelizer, Julian E. 124 -- 22 First Hundred Days: Ronald Reagan / Lou Cannon Cannon, Lou 128 -- 23 First Hundred Days: George H.W. Bush / John P. Burke Burke, John P. 130 -- 24 First Hundred Days: Bill Clinton / Charles O. Jones Jones, Charles O. 134 -- 25 First Hundred Days: George W. Bush / Peter Baker Baker, Peter 137 -- 26 First Hundred Days: Barack Obama / Jonathan Alter Alter, Jonathan 141 -- Section III Presidential Domestic Milestones 149 -- 27 Bigger Than the Pyramids: Public Works and the Interstate Highway System / Geoffrey Ferret Ferret, Geoffrey 151 -- 28 Top Dollar: Building a Global Economy / Katherine Theyson Theyson, Katherine 153 -- 29 Capitalism's Safety Net: Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid / Rudolph G. Penner Penner, Rudolph G. 161 -- 30 "We Shall Overcome": Presidential Leadership and Civil Rights / Kareem U. Crayton Crayton, Kareem U. 169 -- 31 A Giant Step for Mankind: The U.S. Space Program / Jeff Foust Foust, Jeff 180 -- 32 A Tale of Two Presidents: Conservation and Environmental Protection / William D. Ruckelshaus Ruckelshaus, William D. 186 -- 33 Federal Power and States' Rights: Defining American Federalism / Larry N. Gerston Gerston, Larry N., Garrick L. Percival Percival, Garrick L., Mary Currin-Percival Currin-Percival, Mary 192 -- 34 Leaving None Behind: The Odyssey of Education Reform / Jesse H. Rhodes Rhodes, Jesse H. 200 -- 35 Dawn of the Information Age: Presidents and the Internet / Reed E. Hundt Hundt, Reed E. 207 -- 36 Boom and Busts: Presidents and the Politics of Energy / Gay Caruso Caruso, Gay 217 -- 37 Depression's Shadow: Managing the Great Recession / Edwin M. Truman Truman, Edwin M. 225 -- 38 Green Eye Shades in the Oval Office: Presidents and Budgets / Stanley E. Collender Collender, Stanley E. 233 -- 39 Waging Financial Warfare: Economic Sanctions That Work / Juan C. Zarate Zarate, Juan C. 238 -- Section IV National Security and Foreign Affairs 245 -- 40 Atlas Ascendant: Building the "American Century" / James Kitfield Kitfield, James 247 -- 41 3 AM Phone Call: Presidential Crisis Management / Michael K. Bohn Bohn, Michael K. 254 -- 42 Harry Truman: Cold War Architect / Elizabeth Edwards Spalding Spalding, Elizabeth Edwards 259 -- 43 Dwight D. Eisenhower: The War Hero / Evan Thomas Thomas, Evan 265 -- 44 John F. Kennedy: Bearing Liberty's Burden / Larry J. Sabato Sabato, Larry J. 270 -- 45 Lvndon B. Johnson: Committed Warrior Undone by Vietnam / Marvin Kalb Kalb, Marvin 282 -- 46 Richard Nixon: Deeply Flawed Visionary / John Aloysius Farrell Farrell, John Aloysius 290 -- 47 Gerald Ford: The Healer / James Kitfield Kitfield, James 296 -- 48 Jimmy Carter: The Troubled Peacemaker / William B. Quandt Quandt, William B. 300 -- 49 Ronald Reagan: The Overachiever / Lou Cannon Cannon, Lou 306 -- 50 George H.W. Bush: Crafting a New World Order / James Kitfield Kitfield, James 316 -- 51 Bill Clinton: A Baby Boomer Takes Charge / Carl Cannon Cannon, Carl 325 -- 52 George W. Bush: The Decider and Delegator / Peter Baker Baker, Peter 337 -- 53 Barack Obama: "Light Footprint," Heavy Burdens / David E. Sanger Sanger, David E. 343 -- Section V Presidential Scandals 355 -- 54 Watergate: Dirty Tricks and Cover-Ups / John Aloysius Farrell Farrell, John Aloysius 357 -- 55 Iran-Contra: Saving Reagan's Presidency / David M. Abshire Abshire, David M. 363 -- 56 Clinton Impeachment: Washington's Scorched Earth Politics / Kirk Victor Victor, Kirk 372.
Summary "Applying the lessons of presidential history, this anthology of case studies--written by leading political scientists, historians, and subject matter experts--delves into the many facets of the presidency and promotes a greater understanding of the presidency for policymakers, academics, students, and general readers alike. Provides a breadth of perspectives on the many facets of the president's role and powers from leading political scientists, historians, and subject-matter experts. Offers case studies that provide readers with an unparalleled scope of presidential history and topics. Includes a section devoted to an analysis of the first 100 days of each of these presidents. Promotes transformational leadership in the presidency"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Angerholzer, Maxmillian, editor.
Kitfield, James, editor.
Ornstein, Norman J., editor.
Skowronek, Stephen, editor.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Case studies.
History.
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