42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

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ISBN-13: 9780801456893
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2016
Series: Miller Center of Public Affairs Books
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Nelson is the Fulmer Professor of Political Science at Rhodes College and a Senior Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. He is the author or editor of many books, including Governing at Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking, How the South Joined the Gambling Nation: The Politics of State Policy Innovation, and The Presidency and the Political System.

Barbara A. Perry is a Senior Fellow in the Miller Center’s Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases, and Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier.

Russell L. Riley is Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. He is the author of The Presidency and the Politics of Racial Inequality: Nation-Keeping from 1831 to 1965 and coeditor with Michael Nelson of Governing at Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking, among other books.

Table of Contents

Foreword Elaine Kamarck
Preface Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, and Russell L. Riley Bill Clinton's Road to the White House
Introduction: History and Bill Clinton
Russell L. Riley
Part I POLITICS
1. Redividing Government: National Elections in the Clinton Years and Beyond
Michael Nelson
2. Triangulation: Position and Leadership in Clinton’s Domestic Policy
Bruce F. Nesmith and Paul J. Quirk
Part II DOMESTIC AND ECONOMIC POLICY
3. Compromise and Confrontation: Clinton’s Evolving Relationship with Congress
Sean M. Theriault, Patrick T. Hickey, and Megan Moeller
4. Root Canal Politics: Economic Policy Making in the New Administration
Brendan J. Doherty
5. The Broken Places: The Clinton Impeachment and American Politics
Andrew Rudalevige
6. Clinton and Welfare Reform: An Oral History
Michael Nelson
7. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Recasting the Role of First Lady
Barbara A. Perry
Part III FOREIGN POLICY
8. The Reluctant Grand Strategist at War: Diplomacy and Force in Bosnia and Kosovo
Spencer D. Bakich
9. Peacemaker’s Progress: Bill Clinton, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East
Robert A. Strong
Conclusion: Clinton’s Legacy for Politics and Government
Sidney M. Milkis
Appendix 1: Interviewees for the William J. Clinton
Presidential History Project
Appendix 2: Interviewers for the William J. Clinton
Presidential History Project

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