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Shall we wake the president? : two centuries of disaster management from the Oval Office / Tevi Troy.

Troy, Tevi, 1967- author. (Author).
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Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse 973.099 TRO (Text) 50577011054901 Adult New Books Checked out 12/14/2016

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  • ISBN: 9781493024643
  • ISBN: 1493024647
  • Physical Description: xviii, 238 pages, 4 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Section 1. Acts of God -- The pandemic threat -- Food and water crisis -- Weather : a growing federal role -- Economic collapse -- How to prepare for acts of God -- Section 2. Acts of man -- Terror attacks -- The bioterror threat -- Loss of the power grid -- Civil unrest -- How to prepare for acts of man -- Conclusion -- Appendix One: Presidential lessons learned -- Appendix Two: When presidents should get involved -- Appendix Three: Five best and five worst presidents at dealing with disaster -- Appendix Four: Individual lessons learned.
Subject: Presidents > United States > History.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Disasters > Political aspects > United States > History.
Crisis management in government > United States > History.
United States > Politics and government > Decision making.

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