The Resource Dark history of the American presidents : power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House, Michael Kerrigan, (electronic resource)

Dark history of the American presidents : power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House, Michael Kerrigan, (electronic resource)

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Dark history of the American presidents : power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House
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Dark history of the American presidents
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power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House
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Michael Kerrigan
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eng
Summary
The office of the American President has evolved dramatically over the last 200 years, from George Washington's heroic posturing as leader of a renegade nation, to calculated cunning as commander of a nuclear superpower. This colourful inventory of presidential transgressions reveals that every modern scandal is the descendant of remarkably similar predecessors. Detailing the disgraces of all forty-four Presidents, from sexual skirmishes to CIA cover-ups, Dark History of the American Presidents covers every dirty deed committed behind the White House fence, from financial profiteering and insider trading to illicit bugging of the opposition. Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Kennedy are all present, as are the more likely suspects such as Nixon. Running right up to the present and including the terms of Presidents Bush and Obama, Dark History of the American Presidents also tells the story of a nation's advancement: from post-Revolutionary days of anti-monarchy and slavery, through the bitter strife of internal wars, Reconstruction, boom and Depression, to her emergence onto the world stage as a superpower. Using reproductions of portraits in oil, period caricature and cartoons, as well as superbly-telling 20th century photojournalism, Dark History of the American Presidents reveals the true face behind what has become the most powerful job in the world
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Midwest
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1959-
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Kerrigan, Michael
Dewey number
973.09/9
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Dark histories
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  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Political corruption
  • Scandals
  • Executive power
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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Dark history of the American presidents : power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House, Michael Kerrigan, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781908696281
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13121720
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MWT13121720
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Dark history of the American presidents : power, corruption, and scandal at the heart of the White House, Michael Kerrigan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908696281
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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13121720
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MWT13121720
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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