Untrodden ground : how Presidents interpret the Constitution / Harold H. Bruff.

Author
Bruff, Harold H., 1944- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • ©2015
Description
557 pages ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-549) and index.
Contents
Responsibility : the Constitution -- Summoned by my country : Washington and Adams -- The fugitive occurrence : Jefferson and Madison -- Independent of both : Jackson, Tyler, and Polk -- A rough time of it : Lincoln -- Unmindful of the high duties : Andrew Johnson -- Facing the lions : McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and Wilson -- What must be done : Franklin Roosevelt -- Going to hell : Truman and Eisenhower -- Bear any burden : Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson -- Not illegal : Nixon, Ford, and Carter -- First a dream : Reagan -- The vision thing : George H.W. Bush and Clinton -- No equivocation : George W. Bush -- The last mile : Obama.
ISBN
  • 9780226211107 (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 022621110X (cloth : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2014025164
OCLC
881875918
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