Posts Tagged ‘Presidency’
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.
September 18 . 2012
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.
August 22 . 2012
August 21 . 2012
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.
June 18 . 2012
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.
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.
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.
- Aug 29Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn
- Aug 28Kimberly Rae Miller
- Aug 27David Epstein
- Aug 26Peter Conners
- Aug 22Sarah Jones
- Aug 20Thurston Clark