Running Alone: Presidential Leadership from JFK to Bush II---Why It Has Failed and How We Can Fix It

Running Alone: Presidential Leadership from JFK to Bush II---Why It Has Failed and How We Can Fix It

by James MacGregor Burns
     
 


A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian accounts for the growing isolation of America's presidents--from JFK to George W. Bush--and proposes solutions to reconnect them with the citizens they serveSee more details below

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian accounts for the growing isolation of America's presidents--from JFK to George W. Bush--and proposes solutions to reconnect them with the citizens they serve

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465008339
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

"I think you underestimate him"1
1The tribal thrust7
2Pushing and shoving21
3The power broker43
4J.F.K. and L.B.J. : governing together71
5Nixon-Reagan : the grand new party91
6The Carter-Clinton connection119
7The Bushes : standing together alone147
8Needed : party polarization177
9Empowering followers189

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