Posts Tagged ‘Presidency’

Sasha Issenberg, John Wade

September 20 . 2012

Journalist Sasha Issenberg tells the hidden story of the analytical revolution upending the way political campaigns are run in the 21st century in The Victory Lab. Later, a collection of quotes from Ronald Reagan’s most notable speeches is divided into topics such as God, the economy, pop culture, and politics in Ronald Reagan’s Wisdom for the Twenyt-First Century.

Mickey Edwards

September 18 . 2012

Former congressman, Mickey Edwards witnessed firsthand how important legislative battles can devolve into struggles not over principle but over party advantage in The Parties Versus the People.

Steven Conn

September 10 . 2012

Edited by Steven Conn and written by some of America’s leading scholars, the essays in To Promote the General Welfare explore the many ways government programs have improved the quality of life in America.

Arun Chaudhary

August 22 . 2012

Arun Chaudhary, the first official White House videographer chronicles his time capturing behind-the-scenes moments of the president and his administration in First Cameraman.

Michael Grunwald

August 21 . 2012

Michael Grunwald reveals the vivid story behind President Obama’s $800 billion stimulus bill, one of the most important and least understood pieces of legislation in the history of the country in The New New Deal.

James Mann, Fredrick Harris

June 20 . 2012

In The Obamians, James Mann tells the compelling story of the administration’s struggle to enact a coherent and effective set of policies in a time of global turmoil. Then Frederick Harris
puts Obama’s career in the context of decades of black activism, showing how his election undermined the very movement that made it possible in The Price of the Ticket.

Candice Millard

June 18 . 2012

Destiny of the Republic is author Candice Millard‘s account of James A. Garfield rise from poverty to the presidency and the history of his assassination and legacy.

Nancy Gibbs, Michael Duffy

May 14 . 2012

In The Presidents Club, journalists and presidential historians Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy offer a new tool to understand the presidency by exploring the club as a hidden instrument of power that has changed the course of history.

Darrin Grinder

April 18 . 2012

Darrin Grinder’s, The Presidents and Their Faith is a fascinating and informative look at how every U.S. president exercised their personal faith, exerted presidential power, and led a religiously diverse nation.

David Corn, Mark Potok

April 16 . 2012

In Showdown, political journalist David Corn captures the dilemmas faced by a president assailed by disappointed progressives and defiantly obstructionist Republicans determined to see his defeat. Then, Mark Potok with the Southern Poverty Law Center talks about the rise of racial intolerance in the Trayvon Martin case.