Promises and Performance; Presidential Campaigns as Policy Predictors: Presidential Campaigns as Policy Predictors / Edition 1

Promises and Performance; Presidential Campaigns as Policy Predictors: Presidential Campaigns as Policy Predictors / Edition 1

by Michael G. Krukones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819142131

ISBN-13: 9780819142139

Pub. Date: 10/18/1984

Publisher: UPA

Examines the degree to which Presidents from Wilson to Carter, 1912-1980, have adhered to their campaign promises in their administrations. By analyzing close to seventy years' worth of campaign literature collected from newspapers, news magazines, and television reports, the author concludes that Presidents have kept approximately three-fourths of their campaign

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Examines the degree to which Presidents from Wilson to Carter, 1912-1980, have adhered to their campaign promises in their administrations. By analyzing close to seventy years' worth of campaign literature collected from newspapers, news magazines, and television reports, the author concludes that Presidents have kept approximately three-fourths of their campaign promises while in office. A useful text for students of American government, the Presidency, and contemporary American history.

Author Biography: Michael G. Krukones is Associate Professor of Political Science at Bellarmine College in Louisville, Kentucky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819142139
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
10/18/1984
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.60(d)

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