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Author Dallek, Robert.

Title American presidency [electronic resource] : from Theodore Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan / Robert Dallek.

Imprint Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; Chagrin Falls, OH, p2008.


Description 1 sound media player : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Series The Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Note Title from Playaway label.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
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Contents Lecture 1. Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft: the rise of the modern presidency -- Lecture 2. Woodrow Wilson: domestic triumphs: foreign defeats -- Lecture 3. The presidency in retreat: the twenties -- Lecture 4. Franklin D. Roosevelt: the restoration of presidential greatness, 1933-1939 -- Lecture 5. Roosevelt and the road to war, 1939-1941 -- Lecture 6. War and peacemaking, 1941-1945 -- Lecture 7. Harry Truman: the making of a president -- Lecture 8. Republican interlude: Dwight Eisenhower in the White House -- Lecture 9. John F. Kennedy: myths and realities -- Lecture 10. Lyndon Johnson: triumph and tragedy -- Lecture 11. Johnson and Vietnam -- Lecture 12. The paradox of Richard Nixon as president -- Lecture 13. The Carter interlude and Ronald Reagan's Presidency -- Lecture 14. Conclusions: assessing presidential leadership.
Performer Lectures delivered by Professor Robert Dallek, Boston University.
Summary Looks at the strengths and weaknesses of each president as well as at the times in which they served. Examines the office of the president, how it has developed, and how it has shaped the America and the modern world.
Subject Presidents -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Audiobooks
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Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN 9781436105828
Music No. 52456 Recorded Books
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