I enjoyed reading John Tyler, the Accidental President and learned a lot about a President whose name most Americans won’t even recognize.
Relying on documents relating to Harrison’s activity in Indiana from the Indiana Historical Society, the author provides a window into frontier challenges
Politics and policy took front and center in Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris, which was interesting, but Mr. Roosevelt’s life to a second seat
A compelling narrative of an administration steeped in non-stop scandal, much of it its own doing. Touching almost every headline generated from the oval
I enjoyed The Unexpected President, despite the lack of documents left to us by Arthur. He destroyed all his papers towards the end of his life.
This is the kind of history book I love. Mr. Chernow tells of little known anecdotes which not only tell of of the character, but even relevant to this day
Based on JQA’s diary which spanned an amazing seven decades – arguably the “most valuable historical and personal journal kept by any prominent American”