Table of contents for The modern American presidency / Lewis L. Gould ; foreword by Richard Norton Smith.

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   Introduction, xi
 1 The Age of Cortelyou:
     William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt,
 2 The Lawyer and the Professor:
     William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson, 29
 3 The Modern Presidency Recedes:
     Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover, 56
 4 The Modern Presidency Revives and Grows:
     Franklin D. Roosevelt, 79
 5 The Presidency in the Cold War Era:
     Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1oo
 6 The Souring of the Modern Presidency:
     John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, 125
 7 The Rise of the Continuous Campaign:
     Richard Nixon, 149
 8 The Modern Presidency under Siege:
     Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, 170
 9 The Modern Presidency in a Republican Era:
     Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, 191
10 Perils of the Modern Presidency:
     Bill Clinton, 213
   Conclusion, 235


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Presidents United States History 20th century, Presidents United States Biography, United States Politics and government 20th century, United States Politics and government 1897-1901