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Eisenhower: The Public Relations President

by Pam Parry & Mary Jean Eisenhower Lexington Books (October 30, 2014)

Dwight D. Eisenhower is this nation’s most transformative public relations president, not because he was the best practitioner to occupy the Oval Office but because he embraced public relations as vital to...


Centrist Rhetoric: The Production of Political Transcendence in the Clinton Presidency

by Antonio de Velasco Lexington Books (March 08, 2010)

Focused on the centrist rhetoric of President Bill Clinton, Centrist Rhetoric explores questions about the basic nature and function of pleas to transcend partisan division. Using close textual analysis in the...


Dreamers and Deceivers

by Glenn Beck Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful”...


Power Grab: Obama's Dangerous Plan for a One Party Nation

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann Humanix Books (February 23, 2014)

America is at a crossroads - we can choose the path of the Founding Fathers and keep a strong constitutional government that thrives on our bipartisan spirit, or opt for President Barack Obama's dream: a nation...


The Man Who Killed Kennedy

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

"We appreciate Roger Stone, he is one tough cookie." - President Trump

The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.

Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The...


The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

by Joseph A. Califano Atria Books (July 01, 2014)

From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a book in which “Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory” (The New York Times Book Review) that’s...


Playing President: My Close Ecounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton--and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush

by Robert Scheer Akashic Books (May 01, 2006)

Award-wnning L.A. Times columnist Scheer offers unique insider perspectives on every president from Nixon to Bush Jr.


The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order: A First Look

by Melanie Marlowe, Carol McNamara, Anthony Corrado & James W. Ceaser et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 18, 2011)

The Obama administration is shaping up to be one of the most consequential in recent American history. In this book, a diverse group of presidential scholars step back from the partisan debate to consider the...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

This dictionary has over 200 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, including the president, his advisors, his family, his opponents, and his critics, as well as members of Congress, military leaders,...


American Ideal: Theodore Roosevelt's Search for American Individualism

by Paul M. Rego Lexington Books (April 28, 2008)

This book takes Theodore Roosevelt seriously as a man of ideas, a thinker who was deeply committed to addressing the problems of his generation. It also is a study of TR as a leader, one who used rhetoric and...


Presidential Lessons in Leadership: What Executives (and Everybody Else) Can Learn from Six Great American Presidents

by Ron Felber UPA (February 22, 2011)

This book crystallizes the methods of leadership from America's greatest presidents during moments of personal challenge and turns them into concrete lessons that business leaders, and anyone interested in becoming...


The Cavalier Presidency: Executive Power and Prerogative in Times of Crisis

by Justin P. DePlato Lexington Books (February 14, 2014)

In The Cavalier Presidency, author Justin P. DePlato analyzes the theory of executive emergency power across a wide breadth of philosophical history and reviews seven U.S. presidencies, concluding that presidents...


The Obama Diaries

by Laura Ingraham Threshold Editions (May 20, 2010)

The Diary of President Barack Obama

The White House

May 19, 2010

I was going to write about tonight’s state dinner for Mexico and the amnesty plan, but we’ve got a national crisis here! I think somebody’s...


Obama's Wars

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (September 27, 2010)

In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds...


Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations

by Joslyn Pine Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Over 400 memorable quotes: Coolidge's "The chief business of America is business," Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes," many...


Listen Up, Mr. President

by Helen Thomas & Craig Crawford Scribner (October 06, 2009)

Helen Thomas has covered the administrations of ten presidents in a career spanning nearly sixty years. She is known for her famous press conference closing line, "Thank you, Mr. President," but here she trades...


Democratic Vanguardism: Modernity, Intervention, and the Making of the Bush Doctrine

by Michael Harland Lexington Books (October 24, 2013)

Democratic Vanguardism explores the origins, development, and implication of the United States’ policy after 9/11 to promote democracy by force and thereby advance its national security. It explores disputes...


Assassination!

by Brendan Powell Smith Skyhorse (November 05, 2013)

Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament, author Brendan Powell Smith offers a new take on American history. For more than a decade,...


The Keys to the White House: A Surefire Guide to Predicting the Next President

by Allan J. Lichtman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 15, 2008)

Prominent political analyst and historian, Allan J. Lichtman, presents thirteen historical factors, or 'keys,' that have successfully predicted the outcome of presidential elections from 1860 to 2004.


Patrick Henry-Onslow Debate: Liberty and Republicanism in American Political Thought

by H. Lee Cheek Jr., Sean R. Busick & Carey M. Roberts Lexington Books (September 26, 2013)

In 1826 Americans witnessed the spectacle of President John Quincy Adams and Vice-President John C. Calhoun taking to the press to debate the nature of power and liberty under the pseudonyms “Patrick Henry”...


The Presidency and Economic Policy

by Chris J. Dolan, John Frendreis & Raymond Tatalovich Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 02, 2007)

The Presidency and the Economic Policy offers an update on how economic issues have developed and evolved since the first version of the book was published in 1994. This book addresses the extent to which the...


Whitewash IV

by Harold Weisberg & Jim Lesar Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Whitewash IV tells the story of Harold Weisberg’s fight for public disclosure of the Warren Commission executive session transcript of January 27, 1964. This epic battle of one man against the state is a significant...


Whitewash III

by Harold Weisberg Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Influential assassination researcher Harold Weisberg revolves the third installment in his Whitewash series around the photographic evidence available to government officials investigating the death of John...


Whitewash II

by Harold Weisberg & David Wrone Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Weisberg’s first volume in the Whitewash series dissected the Warren Report and its failure to confront evidence of conspiracy in the JFK assassination. In this sequel he shows how the agencies of the investigation—the...


Whitewash

by Harold Weisberg Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Harold Weisberg’s Whitewash was originally self-published in 1965, at a time when few publishing houses would consider a book challenging the Warren Report. Written in Harold’s fiercely passionate yet scrupulously...


The Last Investigation

by Gaeton Fonzi & Marie Fonzi Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful retelling of his work investigating the Kennedy assassination for two congressional committees is required reading for students of the assassination and the subsequent failure of the...


Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy

by Caroline Kennedy & Ted Widmer Hyperion (December 18, 2012)

To mark John F. Kennedy's centennial, celebrate the life and legacy of the 35th President of the United States.

In July 1962, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of Presidential decision-making in a highly...


Don't Know Much About® the American Presidents

by Kenneth C. Davis Hachette Books (September 18, 2012)

Which president broke the law to prevent enslaved people from being freed? Who said, "When the president does it,that means it's not illegal"? Why does America have a president? From the heated debates among...


Lessons from a Diplomatic Life: Watching Flowers from Horseback

by Marshall P. Adair Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 23, 2012)

This first-hand account of the author’s work with foreign governments and populations provides a unique outlook that has critical policy implications today. Through this retelling, Adair illuminates how the...


Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations

by James A. Thurber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 11, 2013)

Rivals for Power is a penetrating and up-to-date description of the power struggle between the president and Congress. In it, leading congressional and presidential scholars and knowledgeable former public officials...


Obama's Political Saga: From Battling History, Racialized Rhetoric, and GOP Obstructionism to Re-Election

by Mary L. Rucker Lexington Books (June 21, 2013)

The scope and theme of this book are political, polemical, sociological, and ideological. The book lays a historical foundation to explain the reason Obama has not had a successful political relationship with...


Lincoln: The Screenplay

by Tony Kushner & Doris Kearns Goodwin Theatre Communications Group (February 05, 2013)

A revealing drama about a great American president.


The Cross and Reaganomics: Conservative Christians Defending Ronald Reagan

by Eric R. Crouse Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

In this book, Crouse offers important insights on why Reaganomics was a major reason conservative Christians supported Reagan at the polls. They embraced and tapped into the traditional American values of individual...


Zones of Twilight: Wartime Presidential Powers and Federal Court Decision Making

by Amanda DiPaolo Lexington Books (December 22, 2009)

Zones of Twilight examines how the federal courts decide wartime cases when rights are limited, arguing that the courts do not use rights-based language but instead decide cases emphasizing the institutional...


Taking Heat

by Ari Fleischer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The early years of the twenty-first century were a tumultuous time in America. The country faced a hotly contested presidential election, the largest terrorist attack in the nation's history, and the early stages...


Fear, Power, and Politics: The Recipe for War in Iraq after 9/11

by Mary Cardaras Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

The book explores the dynamic and dysfunctional relationships between the executive and legislative branches of government and the news media after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Their collective behavior...


Historical Dictionary of the Carter Era

by Diane Kaufman & Scott Kaufman Scarecrow Press (February 22, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of the Carter Era covers the history of the Carter presidency through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several...


Why Presidents Fail: White House Decision Making from Eisenhower to Bush II

by Richard M. Pious Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 25, 2008)

Why Presidents Fail takes a fresh look at cases that became defining events in presidencies from Dwight D. Eisenhower through George W. Bush and uses these cases to draw generalizations about presidential power,...


Stagecraft and Statecraft: Advance and Media Events in Political Communication

by Dan Schill Lexington Books (May 16, 2009)

This book examines media events and advance in political communication from Kennedy through Obama by exploring the way media events are conceived and staged, the strategy and tactics advance staffers use to...


Under the Color of Law: The Bush Administration Subversion of U.S. Constitutional and International Law in the War on Terror

by Martin Henn Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Under the Color of Law constitutes a full and critical scholarly commentary to the text of five key Bush administration legal memoranda formative of U.S. counterterrorism policy from 2001 to 2009. This volume...


What a President Should Know: An Insider's View on How to Succeed in the Oval Office

by Lawrence B. Lindsey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2007)

In dual briefings to the American public and the next occupant of the Oval Office, this book provides intriguing insight into the process of creating and managing the government and outlines what the most likely...


George W. Bush and China: Policies, Problems, and Partnerships

by Chi Wang Lexington Books (December 16, 2008)

This study analyzes United States policies regarding China during the administration of President George W. Bush. Chi Wang examines the relationship between the United States and China from its tense origins...


Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

by Ronald J. Pestritto Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 20, 2005)

Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism highlights Wilson's sharp departure from the traditional principles of American government, most notably the Constitution. Ronald J. Pestritto persuasively argues...


The Price of Politics

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (August 20, 2012)

See how and why Washington is not functioning in Bob Woodward’s freshly reported, thirty-five-page Afterword to his national bestseller, The Price of Politics, which provides a detailed, often verbatim account...


Nation of Cowards: Black Activism in Barack Obama's Post-Racial America

by David H. Ikard & Martell Lee Teasley Indiana University Press (September 04, 2012)

In a speech from which Nation of Cowards derives its title, Attorney General Eric Holder argued forcefully that Americans today need to talk more-not less-about racism. This appeal for candid talk about race...


Republican Presidents and the Safety Net

by Matthew Gritter Lexington Books (December 21, 2018)

Republican presidents have navigated between popular programs and conservative supporters since the Eisenhower administration, and since the New Deal, Republican presidents have looked for ways to accommodate...


The Mueller Report

by The Washington Post Scribner (April 19, 2019)

The Crucial #1 New York Times Bestseller

“The Mueller report is that rare Washington tell-all that surpasses its pre-publication hype…the best book by far on the workings of the Trump presidency.” —Carlos...


The Bush Crime Family

by Roger Stone & Saint John Hunt Skyhorse (April 11, 2017)

"This book is very tough." - President Donald Trump

The Bush Crime Family smashes through the layers of lies and secrecy that have surrounded and protected our country’s most successful political dynasty for...


The Making of the President 2016

by Roger Stone Skyhorse (January 31, 2017)

In the tradition of Theodore White’s landmark books, the definitive look at how Donald J. Trump shocked the world to become president

From Roger Stone, a New York Times bestselling author, longtime political...


American Conspiracies

by Jesse Ventura & Dick Russell Skyhorse (March 08, 2010)

A New York Times Best Seller!

New York Times bestselling author Jesse Ventura is back with more conspiracies that our government wishes you didn’t know about!

In this explosive account of wrongful acts and ensuing...