Woodrow Wilson, it seems to be, was the first modern President. A man who ran the office as a Prime Minister with reform-oriented goals.
After reading this book, I agree with the author that Grover Cleveland deserves to be better remembers than just a trivia answer
James Buchanan is not portrayed as a monster, or bad administrator. He was a very capable, gentleman, excellent lawyer, and active in his community
If this wasn’t a history book, I would have thought that The Death of a President by William Manchester is a Shakespearean tragedy
James K. Polk, Vol. 2: Continentalist, 1843-1846 offers a critical analysis of President James K. Polk’s achievements and how they impacted the United States
Discover the fascinating rise of James K. Polk in Tennessee and on the national political scene in this engaging biography by Charles Grier Sellers
I enjoyed reading John Tyler, the Accidental President and learned a lot about a President whose name most Americans won’t even recognize.
A wonderful conclusion to the award-winning trilogy. The biography starts after Roosevelt has left the White House, and follows him until his death
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