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The Resource Against the president : dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective, by Mark J. White

Against the president : dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective, by Mark J. White

Label
Against the president : dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective
Title
Against the president
Title remainder
dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective
Statement of responsibility
by Mark J. White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Mark J
Dewey number
973.917
Index
index present
LC call number
E743
LC item number
.W54 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Against the president : dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective, by Mark J. White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-357) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Truman, Hopkins, Davies, and the Polish question. The ghost of FDR -- Talking with Churchill and Stalin -- Truman, Wallace, and meeting the Soviet challenge. Troubled by Truman -- The bomb -- Fighting the Cold War consensus -- Eleven days in September -- Eisenhower, Wilson, and the origins of the Vietnam War. A new Wilsonianism -- "Nothing but grief:" contesting a commitment -- Kennedy, Stevenson, and Cuba. The rivals -- Operation castration -- War or peace -- Johnson, Ball, and the Vietnam War. The accidental president and the tardy rebel -- Devil's advocate -- Crossing the rubicon -- Conclusion. Decision making in the White House
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 370 p.
Isbn
9781566637442
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007016032
System control number
  • ocn123485338
  • (OCoLC)123485338
Label
Against the president : dissent and decision-making in the White House : a historical perspective, by Mark J. White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-357) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Truman, Hopkins, Davies, and the Polish question. The ghost of FDR -- Talking with Churchill and Stalin -- Truman, Wallace, and meeting the Soviet challenge. Troubled by Truman -- The bomb -- Fighting the Cold War consensus -- Eleven days in September -- Eisenhower, Wilson, and the origins of the Vietnam War. A new Wilsonianism -- "Nothing but grief:" contesting a commitment -- Kennedy, Stevenson, and Cuba. The rivals -- Operation castration -- War or peace -- Johnson, Ball, and the Vietnam War. The accidental president and the tardy rebel -- Devil's advocate -- Crossing the rubicon -- Conclusion. Decision making in the White House
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 370 p.
Isbn
9781566637442
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007016032
System control number
  • ocn123485338
  • (OCoLC)123485338

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