The American president

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Riverhead Books, 1999 - History - 481 pages
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"Our goal is to help readers see the presidency afresh . . . By looking at the variety of individuals who have held the high office . . . we tell an extremely human story . . . unfolding history of a vital American institution."--the authors. 800 illustrations, photos. PBS series set for 2000.

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Good book covering presidents 1 -41 (Washington to Clinton). Read full review

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This book is probably one of my most favorite books in my collection. I'm a history nut, and this book does not disappoint; it provides you with detailed information about our presidents that you might not have known, nor learned about it in school! Read full review

Contents

The Heroic Posture
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PRESIDENCY James Buchanan 18571861 Avoiding Conflict
97
A MATTER John Quincy Adams 18251829 His Fathers Son
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About the author (1999)

Philip B. Kunhardt III is a writer-producer with Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt is executive producer of Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. is assistant director of development at the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation. Along with their father, the late Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip and Peter are coauthors of "Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography," "Looking for Lincoln "will be the companion volume to a four-hour PBS special of the same name to be aired in the winter of 2009. The Kunhardts are based in Chappaqua, New York.

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