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Walsh, Kenneth T
Prisoners of the White House : the isolation of America's presidents and the crisis of leadership / by Kenneth T. Walsh
Alternate Title Isolation of America's presidents and the crisis of leadership
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E176.1 .W286 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States
Presidents -- United States -- Social life and customs
Political leadership -- United States
Subject White House (Washington, D.C.)
United States -- Politics and government
Physical Description xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-233) and index
Contents Trapped in "the bubble" -- Four who lost the people. Lyndon B Johnson : from outreach to isolation ; Richard Nixon : in the bunker ; Jimmy Carter : good intentions, bad outcomes ; George H.W. Bush : missing the obvious -- Two defiant princes. John F. Kennedy and George W. Bush : strange bedfellows -- Five who stayed connected. Franklin D. Roosevelt : reading the nation's pulse with Eleanor ; Harry Truman : connected to Everyman ; Ronald Reagan : middle-class roots ; Bill Clinton : escapes from disaster ; Barack Obama : beyond the Beltway -- From wizards to chicken peddlers. The wizards of the White House ; Breaking out of the bubble

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