The American presidency / edited by Christopher Mari and Paul McCaffrey
Book | H.W. Wilson Co. | 2008
Available at FVTC General Collection (JK516.A68 2008)

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viii, 215 p. ; 26 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
The evolving American presidency. The American monarchy / Frank Prochaska ; The character of George Washington / Richard Brookhiser ; Lincoln and leadership / Thomas E. Schneider ; FDR's place in history / William J. vanden Heuvel ; The 1980s and the age of Reagan / Glen Jeansonne -- Electing a president : from the campaign to the electoral college. The caucuses / Todd S. Purdum ; An abridged history of the NH presidential primary / Michael McCord ; My vote means nothing / David Greenberg ; Do political conventions matter? / Peter Grier ; Degrees of democracy / David I. Wells ; The old (electoral) college cheer / Michael M. Uhlmann -- The separation of powers : congressional influence on the "imperial presidency." Commanding heights / Charlie Savage ; Taming big government / Michael M. Uhlmann ; The contemporary presidency / Andrew Rudalevige ; When Congress stops wars / William G. Howell and Jon C. Pevehouse -- Checks and balances : the Supreme Court and the president's executive power. The idea of America / Morghan Transue ; Who cares about executive supremacy? / Lincoln Caplan ; High court limited presidential power / Joan Biskupic ; Executive power in the war on terror / John O. McGinnis -- Too early to tell? : the legacy of George W. Bush. Reckoning : the economic consequences of Mr. Bush / Joseph E. Stiglitz ; Bush's greatness / David Gelernter ; HNN poll : 61% of historians rate Bush presidency worst / Robert S. McElvaine ; The stellar legacy of President George W. Bush / Joan Swirsky -- Who will it be? : the 2008 campaign, the candidates, the issues. The world according to John McCain / Michael Hirsh ; Destiny's child / Ben Wallace-Wells ; On Iraq War anniversary, candidates stake out their differences / Adam Nagourney ; The candidates' plans to fix the economy / Jane Sasseen ; Candidates diverge on health care plans / Julie Appleby.
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Fox Valley Technical College
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Mari, Christopher.
McCaffrey, Paul, 1977-
ISBN
0824210816
9780824210816
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