The Political Presidency : Practice of Leadership from Kennedy Through Reagan

Barbara Kellerman
Oxford University Press, USA

How presidents lead--or fail to--is the central concern of this pointed analysis of political leadership in America. Beginning with a solid theoretical examination of the political leadership, Kellerman.

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moves on to assess the nature of presidential power under America's six most recent administrations and considers the way each president handled the most important item on his domestic agenda.