Presidential Leadership: From Woodrow Wilson to Harry S. Truman (Google eBook)

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University of Missouri Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
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"Examines the personal styles of presidents Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Harry Truman. Uses the diaries of Colonel Edward House and White House physician Joel Boone and other sources to examine presidential decision making. Incorporates comments on Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Includes interview with historian John Garraty"--Provided by publisher.
  

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Contents

Who Are These People?
8
Woodrow Wilson A Misfit in Office
15
Warren G Hardings Reputation
32
Calvin Coolidge the Man and the President
71
The United States in World Affairs 19191945
87
Harry S Truman A Chance President in the New World of Superpowers
124
Notes
144
Sources
158
Index
168
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About the author (2006)

Robert H. Ferrell taught for many years at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he was Distinguished Professor of History. He is the author or editor of many books in American foreign relations, presidential history, and military history,

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