Power and the presidency

Cover of: Power and the presidency |

Published by G.K. Hall in Thorndike, Me .

Written in English

Read online


  • United States


  • Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Executive power -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited by Robert A. Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, Robert A., 1941-
LC ClassificationsE176.1 .P883 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6787640M
ISBN 100783891547
LC Control Number00044853

Download Power and the presidency

Characterizing the American presidency—the task that this book has set for itself—is, as Power and the presidency book result, very challenging. We start by distinguishing the presidency from the presidents, the office from those who held it.

This book is not, then, a collection of presidential biographies, although it provides much biographical information/5(11). To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment Hardcover – by Laurence Tribe (Author), Joshua Matz (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. Preloaded Digital Audio Player, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App/5(). To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment is exceptionally well-written and provides the reader with a flowing discussion of impeachment, including its origin, history of use, and potential consequences.

Before reaching page seventy-five, there were comparisons to Spider-man, Julius Ceaser, Harry Potter, and Through the Looking Glass/5. Books About Presidential Power & the Presidency Search this Guide Search. Hundreds of books have been written about presidential power (and even more about constitutional law and constitutional history more generally!).

Political Science Association's Research Committee on the Structure of Governance Charles H. Levine Memorial Book Author: Mary Whisner. A very good little book of essays that examine the use of power by 20th century American presidents.

The introductory essay, about power and the presidency in general, is by esteemed historian David McCullough. The other essays focus on FDR, Eisenhower and Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton/5. However, the actual power of the presidency varies considerably from country to country.

In Germany the presidential power is relatively weak. True executive power rests with the chancellor, and all acts of the president must have his approval or the approval of one of his ministers.

‘Power and Presidency in Kenya is an important contribution to the historiography of decolonization and of Kenya's post-colonial political landscape.

But it also helps us better understand how presidential systems amass and enact power. Anaïs Angelo has written a lucid, engaging book of great interest to historians and political scientists. Light, P. C., Vice-Presidential Power: Advice and Influence in the White House (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ).

Parry-Giles, T. and Shawn J. Parry-Giles, The Prime-Time Presidency: The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, ). Editorial Reviews "Brilliant In their terrific, accessible, and thoughtful new book, To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, the Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe and the constitutional lawyer Joshua Matz do better than offering a simple yes or no: they give us a framework for thinking about the question To their great credit, Tribe and Matz didn't write a Power and the presidency book Basic Books.

From two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W.

Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution and what Americans /5(3). And one of the core features of the Trumpian presidency is not illegality, not exceeding presidential power, but abusing the undisputed powers of the presidency.

GROSS: So, you know, your book. The Power of the American Presidency will be widely used in undergraduate courses on the American Presidency as well as in courses on American history, American studies, and political science.

It will also be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain a keener insight into the workings of the presidency. To End a Presidency is an essential book for anyone seeking to understand how this fearsome power should be deployed. About the Author Laurence Tribe is the Carl M.

Loeb University Professor and a professor of constitutional law at Harvard. Buy a cheap copy of Power and the Presidency book by Michael R. Beschloss. This little gem of a book offers seven essays by noted presidential biographers, historians, and journalists on the way 20th-century presidents have dealt with Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Imperial Presidency, by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., is a book published in by Houghton book details the history of the Presidency of the United States from its conception by the Founding Fathers through the latter half of the 20th century.

Schlesinger wrote the book out of two concerns: first, that the US Presidency was out of control and second, that the Presidency Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Published as our nation begins the process of electing the 43rd president, during a time when some believe the independence of the office itself is at stake, Power and the Presidency is a timely and thought-provoking look at the nature of power in American : $   LBJ's Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval is available on and at many other book sellers.

If you are a publisher and you have a book that you believe may appeal to the Marathon Pundit readership, please email me at [email protected]   A book, The Power of Positive Thinking, and the pastor who wrote it had a tremendous influence on Donald Trump growing up. NPR takes a look at how the philosophy will influence him as president.

Get this from a library. Power and the presidency. [Philip C Dolce; George H Skau;] -- "An outgrowth of a program CBS television series entitled 'The. Power and the presidency. New York: PublicAffairs, © (OCoLC) Online version: Power and the presidency.

New York: PublicAffairs, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Wilson. And The Lost Soul of the American Presidency is a very good book. Comments Jay Cost is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for Author: Jay Cost.

More importantly for the sale of Neustadt’s book, however, the president-elect reportedly was photographed disembarking from a plane with a copy of Presidential Power clearly visible in his jacket pocket. Believe me, nothing boosts the sale of a book on the presidency more than a picture of the President reading that book.

A summary of Presidential Power in 's The Presidency. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Presidency and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Chris Edelson is an assistant professor of government in American University’s School of Public Affairs, where he teaches classes on the U.S. Constitution and presidential power. His latest book is "Emergency Presidential Power: From the Drafting of the Constitution to the War on Terror," from the University of Wisconsin Press.

His most recent book is “The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.” He hosts a weekly podcast. : To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment () by Tribe, Laurence; Matz, Joshua and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ The sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, successfully argued that “a nation’s memorial should have a serenity, a nobility, a power that reflects the gods who inspired them and suggests the gods they have become.” [7] The Mount Rushmore monument is an enduring image of the American presidency by celebrating the greatness of four American.

But the book serves as a valuable compendium and chronicle of the Bush administration’s aggressive efforts to expand the power of the executive branch, providing a detailed account of the. Figure This map shows the distribution by state of delegate votes available in the national election.

The number of Electoral College votes granted to each state equals the total number of representatives and senators that state has in the U.S. Congress or, in the case of Washington, DC, as many electors as it would have if it were a state.

Witnessing the Obama Presidency, from Start to Finish Ben Rhodes was the President’s speechwriter, foreign-policy adviser, and confidant. His book records the Administration’s struggle to. ANALYSIS/OPINION: TO END A PRESIDENCY: THE POWER OF IMPEACHMENT.

By Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz. Basic Books, $28, pages. In his book “The Decline and Fall of the American Republic,” Bruce Ackerman writes that the power of the American Presidency today vastly exceeds what the founders had in mind and, as a result. Bradlee talked about the career and presidency of Richard Nixon.

He focused on the personality of Nixon and his relationship with the press. In her new book 'First in Line,' author Kate Andersen Brower looks at the men who've held the office of vice president.

A star : Ray Locker. The Years of Lyndon Johnson is a biography of Lyndon B. Johnson by the American writer Robert Caro. Four volumes have been published, running to more than 3, pages in total, detailing Johnson's early life, education, and political career.

A fifth volume will deal with the bulk of Johnson's presidency. The series is published by Alfred A.

Knopf. Caro talked about the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. He focused on Johnson's effective use of political power, his civil rights record, and the. Today, we published a new book, “Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office.”It reflects nearly four years of thinking about the interaction of President Trump’s personality and the powers of the office he holds; thinking that has evolved as we have witnessed the ways in which the man and the office have coexisted and clashed.

This book collects seven political scientists' early assessments of the Trump presidency on issues like presidential fabrications and misrepresentations, executive policies and the courts, clemency power, and constitutional limitations on executive power.

Jeff Shesol is a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and a founding partner at West Wing Writers. His most recent book is “Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt : Jeff Shesol. The presidency, it seems, doesn’t automatically come with the power to get things done.

Any holder of the office must bring the power to govern to the White : Stephen B. Young. 86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency. BY Michele Debczak. The Power Broker: Robert Published inthe book was the first-ever American novel to explore the social.

“Unmaking the Presidency,” by Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes, situates Trump’s tenure in the history of the executive branch. as this book shows, have engaged in power-mongering.

In this authoritative examination, Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz rise above the daily clamor to illuminate impeachment's proper role in our age of broken revised with a new epilogue, To End a Presidency is an essential book for anyone seeking to understand how this fearsome power should be deployed/5(7).

93621 views Sunday, November 8, 2020