Why presidents fail /
Richard M. Pious.
imprint
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.
description
xi, 317 p.
ISBN
0742562840 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742562859 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780742562844 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780742562851 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.
isbn
0742562840 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742562859 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742562844 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742562851 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction : presidential fiascoes -- Reputation : Eisenhower and the U-2 flights -- Power stakes : Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs -- Compellence : Johnson and the Vietnam escalation -- Command : Ford and the Mayaguez -- Rhetoric : Carter and the energy crisis -- Prerogative : Reagan and the Iran-Contra affair -- Gamesmanship : Bush and the budget -- Program innovation : Clinton and health care -- Parallel governance : Bush and Iraqi WMD -- Presidents unbound : crises of authority and legitimacy -- Risk and resilience : toward a White House learning curve.
catalogue key
6530098
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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