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.