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Publisher Comments:

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

Description:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573221498
Subtitle:
The Human Drama of Our Nation's Highest Office
Author:
Kunhardt, Philip B.
Author:
Kunhardt, Philip B., Jr.
Author:
Kunhardt, Philip B. III
Author:
Kunhardt, Peter W.
Publisher:
Riverhead Hardcover
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Presidents -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Publication Date:
19991025
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
11.18x9.60x1.48 in. 4.96 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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