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  • Tags: American Presidents and world leaders
In this book Kenneth Ackerman re-creates an American political landscape where fierce battles for power unfolded against a chivalrous code of honor in a country struggling to emerge from the long shadow of recent war. He casts familiar Civil War…
A fully documented history of the Soviet camp system, from its origins in the Russian Revolution to its collapse in the era of glasnost. Anne Applebaum first lays out the chronological history of the camps and the logic behind their creation,…
James Madison was the finest democratic theorist that the United States has ever produced. His was the pivotal philosophical role in framing the Constitution and establishing the principles on which a wholly new form of government was to be based.…
Michael Beschloss characterizes the relationship between Kennedy and Khrushchev and its impact on the Cold War.
Carry the South, control the White House. What the Democratic Party could once take for granted--a region so vast and unified that its vote in presidential elections is nothing short of decisive--Republicans now claim as their own. The first book to…
Paul Brace's account of how presidents, from Truman to Bush, have been shaped by changes in opinion polls.

Edmund Morris stands in front of a painted profile of President Ronald Reagan which hangs on the wall of his Capitol Hill townhouse. The painting is by Tom Bostelle. Morris wrote Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan.

Monica Crowley at the former Nixon home in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. President Nixon lived here for ten years. Ms. Crowley's second book on Nixon was published in 1998.

Robert Caro in his office on West 57th Street in Manhattan. On his desk is a Smith Corona typewriter that is no longer manufactured. He has seventeen of them which he uses for spare parts.

President George Bush, C-SPAN staffer Carol Hellwig, and Brent Scowcroft in C-SPAN's Booknotes studio.

Edmund Morris poses with the Ronald Reagan research cards he keeps in his desk at home on Capitol Hill. He used these cards when writing his book "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan."
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