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1 Alterman, Eric When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences
NY Viking Press 2004 096568329x / 9780965683296 1st Paperback Printing Trade Papeback Near Fine 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
447 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Includes 91 pp. of reference notes, plus bibliography and index. In this survey, a Brooklyn College professor and media critic examines the modern presidency, from FDR through W. Bush. He doesn't make moral judgments about presidential deception, focusing instead on how the lies tend to backfire. 
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2 Andersen, Christopher Bill and Hillary: The Marriage
NY William Morrow 1999 0688167551 / 9780688167554 First Edition Stated Cloth & Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
340 pp, including 30 pp. b&w glossy photos. Bibliography, index. Almost new, slight edgewear on jacket at spine. Text clean. Binding firm. An exhaustive look at the relationship between the Clintons, and why it has lasted. Are US presidents immune to divorce? 
Price: 6.50 USD
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3 Blumenthal, Sidney The Clinton Wars
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003 0374125023 / 9780374125028 First Edition Cloth Strip and Boards Fine Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in. 
Nearly new copy, firm, clean. 822 pp., with 16pp glossy b&w photos of the Clintons and various VIPs, plus Blumenthal and his wife. A reporter who joined the Clinton administration as an adviser recounts the various political crises that challenged Bill Clinton, including his impeachment. The book concludes with "an eloquent assessment of what the Clinton legacy means for the future of American politics." A timely read as US voters decide whether Clinton team should be returned to the White House. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Bradlee, Ben A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
NY Simon & Schuster 1995 0684808943 / 9780684808949 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
514 pp. , 20 pp. b&w photos. Autobiography of a Harvard-educated journalist who became a Washington Post managing editor, key manager of Watergate reporting and disclosures. 
Price: 3.30 USD
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5 Brock, David The Seduction of Hillary Rodham
NY Free Press (Simon & Schuster) 1996 0684834510 / 9780684834511 Later Printing Cloth & Boards Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
452 pp., with 16 pp. b&w photos. Some soild to edges. Text clean. no markings, price clipped. Conservative journalist David Brock portrays Hillary Rodham as a complex person, neither a demon nor heroine as she usually is perceived. 
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6 Buchwald, Art While Reagan Slept
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1983 0399128417 / 9780399128417 Cloth & Boards Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Steve Mendelson 
334 pp. Dj chipped at bottom. DJ lettering faintly bled thru to front yellow board. Small dent bottom of front cover. Light dampstain to corners of boards; stains on edges. Text bright andclean, no marks. A collection of Buchwald's satirical columns about the Reagan administration. DJ shows Buchwald in nightshirt, prayhing. Rear panel has humorous cartoon of Buchwald in old-lady drag, clutching infant Reagan in nightcap. 
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7 Caroli, Betty Boyd First Ladies
Garden City, N.Y. Guild America Books 1989 Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
320 pp., with 42 photos & portraits. A collection of thumbnail portraits of 42 First Ladies through Barbara Bush, giving their varying approaches to their duties and their relationships with the public. 
Price: 3.20 USD
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8 Churchill, Allen The Roosevelts: American Aristocrats
NY Perrenial (Harper & Row) 1966 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Good + 12mo-- 7 in Tall 
294 pp., 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Family tree diagram. Moderate toning of text. No markings, spine creased. Rear cover has corner creasing. A chronicle of the Roosevelt family from the colonial Dutch era of the 1640s through Eleanor Roosevelt's diplomatic career in the mid-20th century. Among the "minor" Roosevelts discussed are Isaac Roosevelt, supporter of the American Revolution; Nicholas Roosevelt who helped invent the steamboat and TR's daughter Alice. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Living History, Clinton, Hillary Rodham
9 Clinton, Hillary Rodham Living History
NY Scribner 2004 0743222253 / 9780743222259 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 
566 pp., 26 pp. b&w glossy photos, with index, reading guide. Clinton recounts her life up through her stint as First Lady in Bill Clinton's tempestuous administration. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Coit, Margaret L. Mr. Baruch
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth Good - Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
784 pp. Heavy fading of spine, Three holes in cover cloth along front hinge. Lighter fading along edges, large chips in dj spine and flap creases. Text clean, binding sturdy. A voluminous biography of Bernard Baruch, a conservative Democrat who became an adviser to six presidents, starting with Woodrow Wilson. Numerous photos. Excellent reference for understanding those who wield power in government in largely unofficial capacities. 
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11 Colodny, Len and Gettlin, Robert Silent Coup: The Removal of a President
NY St. Martin's Press 1991 0312051565 / 9780312051563 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
507 pp. A second look at Watergate and behind the scene events forcing Nixon to resign. Includes material on chief Watergate reporter Bob Woodward. Very clean, no markings, very light wear. 
Price: 3.35 USD
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12 Coons, Hannibal, Ed. Dere Mr. President: The Hilarious Letters Kids Write to the President
Wheaton, Ill. Key Publications 1972 3rd Edition Mass Market Paperback Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall De Marco, John 
128 pp. Soil to covers, dampstain on rear cover, title page. Textblock clean. No markings. Foreword by Richard Nixon, introduction by Art Linkletter, who conceived the project. A collection of scores of letters children wrote to the White House during Nixon's administration. Linkletter says they were selected on a nonpartisan basis. A humorous assortment that gives no hint of the clouds of Watergate that were starting to gather. A few refer to the Vietnam war, however./ feb 2016, orig 4, m-dto 3.50 
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13 Fitzwater, Marlin Call the Briefing!
NY Times Books 1995 0812922964 / 9780812922967 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
399 pp., 8 pp. b&w photos. DJ curled. Clean, no markings. Fitzwater recounts interaction between the president's staff and the press during the Reagan and Bush administrations. Subtitle: Reagan and Bush, Sam and Helen: A Decade with Presidents and the Press. 
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14 Germond, Jack W.; Witcover, Jules Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars?: The Trivial Pursuit of the Presidency 1988
NY Warner Books Inc 1989 0446514241 / 9780446514248 2nd Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
478 pp. Nearly new, slight edgewear, no markings. Two veteran political commentators dissect the 1988 presidential campaign. Negative marketing strategies remade the image of Bush and successfully painted Dukakis as a softhearted liberal. Variations of that strategy continue to dominate U.S. presidential campaigns, giving this book continuing relevance. 
Price: 3.85 USD
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JFK Day By Day, Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les
15 Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les JFK Day By Day
Philadelphia Les Krantz/Running Press Book Publishers 2010 0762437421 / 9780762437429 First Edition Glossy Color Boards Near Fine No Jacket Photo Book 9.5 In Tall By 8.75 in Wide 
288 pp. Index. Square format. Photos on front cover. Small dings on cover corners, else like new. Text clean. A photographic chronology of the Kennedy administration, focusing on Kennedy's governmental actions. Text gives highlights of each day in office, plus several pages devoted to the JFK assassination and its aftermath. Sidebar time lines list key events. Photos assembled from the Kennedy Library. Presented as objective, balanced history, not a memorial tribute book. Issued as a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy presidency. Rear cover blurb: "....Few supporters and critics can recount many particulars of JFK's presidency. JFK Day by Day offers specifics -- in fact, a daily reocrd of the 1036 days in office.....Now you can develop your own informed opinions about of of the most important leaders in American history...." 
Price: 6.00 USD
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16 Harrison, Marueen and Gilbert, Steve, Eds. Abraham Lincoln: Word for Word
San Diego Excellent Books 1994 1880780062 / 9781880780060 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
409 pp. Clean, tight binding. No markings. An anthology containing dozens of Lincoln's speeches, letters and other papers. With bibliography. A handy one-volume compendium for Lincoln research and reference. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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17 Hersh, Seymour M. The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House
NY Summit Books (Simon & Schuster) 1983 0671447602 / 9780671447601 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
698 pp. Slash mark on bottom edge, no markings in text. Light edgewear on dj and covers. Firm. A probe of Kissinger's diplomatic performance and his political obstacles during the Nixon administration. 
Price: 3.30 USD
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18 Hertsgaard, Mark On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency
NY Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374251975 / 9780374251970 First Edition Cloth and Boards Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
408 pp. Nearly new, slight edgewear to dj. No makings. Investigative journalist Mark Hertsgaard explores why the media was so easy on the Reagan administration, a phenomenon even the White House acknowledged. The pattern was repeated during the memorial tributes that poured out at Reagan's death. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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19 Horgan, Paul Citizen of New Salem
NY Farrar Straus and Cudahy 1961 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth & Boards Very Good Fair+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gorsline, Douglas 
89 pp. Rubbing on spine of dust jacket, chipping, one-inch tear along top front. Light soil to rust and blue cover. Light toning of pages. No markings in text or on endpapers.A biography of Lincoln in his youth, tracing his life from his flatboatman's experiences to the start of his law career at 28. With a Book of the Month Club bookmark promoting this book laid in. 
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20 Hubbell, Webb Friends in High Places
NY William Morrow 1997 0688157491 / 9780688157494 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
342 pp., with 16 pp. b&w photos. Slight fading on bottom edge of cover, and slight edge wear. Very clean, no markings, binding firm. An insider's look at the Clinton administration's handling of the Whitewater affair. Hubbell, longtime friend of the Clintons, ended up serving 18 months in prison. 
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