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Table Of Contents Introduction: The Show Biz Presidency Chapter 1 Gilt By Association: How Entertainers Are Good for Presidents Chapter 2 Attack of the Cat Woman: How Entertainers Are Bad for Presidents Chapter 3 Hope Springs Eternal: How Presidents Are Good for Entertainers Chapter 4 Glad to Be Unhappy: How Presidents Are Bad for Entertainers Chapter 5 Running Time: Entertainers on the Campaign Trail Chapter 6 America's Toughest Gig: Performing for the President Chapter 7 Groupies, Aficionados, and Philistines: Presidents as Fans Chapter 8 "Happy Birthday, Mr. President": Show Business Friends and Lovers Chapter 9 Secrets of the Stars: Entertainers as Professional Associates Chapter 10 Leading Ladies, Supporting Cast: First Families in the Show Biz Presidency Chapter 11 Is Everybody Happy?: Presidents as Entertainers Chapter 12 "I'm Gerald Ford, and You're Not": Presidents as Entertainment Conclusion: The Common Vocabulary of Presidents and Entertainers Bibliography Notes Acknowledgements Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Presidents United States History 20th century, Public relations and politics United States History 20th century, Political culture United States History 20th century, United States Politics and government 20th century, Celebrities United States History 20th century, Entertainers United States History 20th century, Performing arts Political aspects United States History 20th century, Popular culture Political aspects United States History 20th century, Political culture Washington (D, C, ) History 20th century, Washington (D, C, ) Social life and customs 20th century