Synopses & Reviews
This is a revised and updated paperback edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents including Barack Obama.
It includes the major accomplishments of each administration, key legislation, diplomatic triumphs, profiles of cabinet members, results, political legacies, foreign policy endeavours, social impact, family lives, tons of little-known facts, and much more. Arranged chronologically for easy reference, it is a complete review of everything you'd ever need to know about the chief executives: the major accomplishments and events of their terms; their personalities and personal habits; their careers before the presidency; their Supreme Court appointments, cabinet members, election results, and groundbreaking legislation; and, their wives, families, friends, and foes.
Completely updated with all the presidents, including Barack Obama, The Presidents Fact Book is a definitive guide to the political and personal lives of every U.S. president. Fully illustrated with 1,000 compelling photographs and illustrations, the book also features selections of the most significant primary documents of each administration, as well as thousands of little-known presidential facts, making it the ideal resource whether for comprehensive research or compulsive browsing.
About the Author
Bill Harris is a freelance editor and the author of One Thousand New York Buildings as well as sixteen other books about New York. He worked at The New York Times for twenty-five years and was a licensed New York City tour guide before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he currently resides.Roger Matuz writes about American History and culture and develops electronic resources in conjunction with school, academic, and trade publishers. His areas of specialty include popular culture and media. He lives in Michigan.