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The American Presidentby Philip B Kunhardt
Synopses & Reviews
Deeply informed and imaginatively conceived, The American President challenges any fixed notion of what the presidency is or has been.
? More than 800 illustrations, 300 in color.
? includes rare photographs of the presidents and the White House.
"Stunning. A graphic Mount Rushmore."--Kirkus Reviews
"The Kunhardts have done a wonderful job giving us such a full sweep of the presidency."--Peter Jennings
"I absolutely loved reading this original and fascinating approach to the American presidency." --Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer prize-winning historian
Includes bibliographical references (p. 450-459) and index.
About the Author
Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., a former managing editor of Life magazine, is the author of numerous books, including the Christopher Award-winning memoir My Father's House and A New Birth of Freedom: Lincoln at Gettysburg, winner of the Barondess/Lincoln Award. He is also the co-author, with his mother, of Twenty Days, the definitive account of Lincoln's assassination and its aftermath, and co-author, with his sons, of The American President, Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography, and P. T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman.
Peter W. Kunhardt has been producing documentaries for the past twenty years and is a three-time Emmy winner.
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