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The hardest job in the world : the American presidency / John Dickerson.

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  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 352.2309 DIC (Text) 33118000195011 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 352.23 DIC (Text) 33187004686644 Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 352.2309 DICK (Text) 39213000906713 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 352.23.c Dickerson, John (Text) 78294000275350 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 352.23 DIC (Text) 39970001044246 NF Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 352.2309 D549 (Text) 76383000476510 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 352.2309 DICK (Text) 39391007026584 Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch GOVERNMENT Dickerson (Text) 37516002058979 AdultNF Government Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 352.23 DICKERSON (Text) 34330513487463 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 352 DIC (Text) 70743000175779 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781984854513
  • ISBN: 1984854518
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 615 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [457]-582) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"In this eye-opening book, John Dickerson draws on history and contemporary times to show why we need to reevaluate how we view the presidency, how we choose our presidents, and what we expect from them once they are in office. Think of the presidential campaign as a job interview. Are we asking the right questions? Are we looking for good campaigners, or good presidents? Once a candidate gets the job, what can they do to thrive? Drawing on research and interviews with current and former White House staffers, Dickerson defines what the job of president actually entails, identifies the things that only the President can do, and analyzes how presidents in history have managed the burden. What qualities make for a good president? Who did it well? Why did Bill Clinton call the White House "the crown jewel in the American penal system"? And what lessons can we draw from past successes and failures? Ultimately, in order to evaluate candidates properly for the job, we need to adjust our expectations, and be more realistic about the goals, the requirements, and the limitations of the office."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Presidents > United States.
Executive power > United States.
Trump, Donald, 1946-
United States > Politics and government > 2017-2021

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