Category: US Presidents (post-1910) - pbk

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Truman

By: David McCullough

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 1993

Seller ID: 17947

ISBN: 0671869205

Condition: New


The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters -- Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson -- and dramatic events. In this riveting biography, acclaimed historian David McCullough not only captures the man -- a more complex, informed, and determined man than ever before imagined -- but also the turbulent times in which he rose, boldly, to meet unprecedented challenges. The last president to serve as a living link between the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries, ... View more info

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin: March 2019

Seller ID: 17682

ISBN: 1250313961

Condition: New


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Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: A Political Marriage

By: Nicholas Wapshott

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Sentinel Trade: November 2008

Seller ID: 18274

ISBN: 159523053X

Condition: New


New details of the remarkable relationship between two leaders who teamed up to change history. It's well known that Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher were close allies and kindred political spirits. During their eight overlapping years as U.S. president and UK prime minister, they stood united for free markets, low taxes, and a strong defense against communism. But just how close they really were will surprise you. Nicholas Wapshott finds that the Reagan-Thatcher relationship was much deeper than an alliance of mutual interests. Drawing on extensive interviews and hundreds of recen... View more info

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

By: Robert Dallek

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: November 2018

Seller ID: 17037

ISBN: 0143111213

Condition: New


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IkeÂ’s Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $15.95

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: November 1999

Seller ID: 17660

ISBN: 1578062071

Condition: New


Dwight D. Eisenhower's public image was that of a wide-grinning Daddy Warbucks who preferred the golf course over the cabinet room. He was perceived as a military bureaucrat who never held a combat command. A Republican sandwiched between two Democratic administrations, he lacked the political vigor of his predecessor Harry S. Truman and the star quality of his successor JFK. Yet behind the placid image he was a sly fox who ran the most efficient espionage establishment in the world. His goal was to keep the Free World free. To do so, he fostered the growth of the CIA, overthrew governme... View more info