The American Presidency

From Theodore Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.12 hours)
Product Number: Z05166
Released: Mar 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase MultiUse
ISBN: #9781464041815
Narrator/s: Robert Dallek
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The 20th-century American Presidency is something of a mystery. Some Presidents performed exceptionally well in office, displaying strong leadership and winning the respect of the American people as well as the rest of the world. Others fell short of expectations and are remembered at best as marginal chief executives. What was it that allowed some to rise to greatness while others failed? What elusive mix of character traits, circumstance, and determination combine to mold the shape of a Presidential Administration? This course explores the tenures of the men who held our nation's highest office during the 20th-century. The lectures look at each President and examine their strengths and weaknesses as well as the times in which they served. Through this analysis listeners will develop a better understanding not only of this supreme office and how it has taken shape, but also how it has shaped America and, indeed, the modern world.

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Author(s): Robert Dallek
Narrator(s): Robert Dallek
Product Number UC016
Released: Dec 08, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402547676
Study Guide
Author(s): Robert Dallek
Product Number UT016
Released: Aug 17, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402547683

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