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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 Book 
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. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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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 Book 
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? Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 5.50 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 Book 
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. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Brock, David The Seduction of Hillary Rodham
NY Free Press (Simon & Schuster) 1996 0684834510 / 9780684834511 Later Printing. Cloth & Boards Good Good + Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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5 Buchwald, Art While Reagan Slept
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1983 0399128417 / 9780399128417 Cloth & Boards Good + Good Book 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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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6 Caroli, Betty Boyd First Ladies
Garden City, N.Y. Guild America Books 1989 Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.20 USD
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7 Churchill, Allen The Roosevelts: American Aristocrats
NY Perrenial (Harper & Row) 1966 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Good + Book 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
8 Clinton, Hillary Rodham Living History
NY Scribner 2004 0743222253 / 9780743222259 1st Paperback Edition. Trade Paperback Near Fine Book 
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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9 Coit, Margaret L. Mr. Baruch
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth Good - Fair Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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10 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 Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.35 USD
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11 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 Book 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 Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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12 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 Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.85 USD
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JFK Day By Day, Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les
13 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 Book 
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." Size: 9.5 In Tall By 8.75 in Wide 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Harrison, Marueen and Gilbert, Steve, Eds. Abraham Lincoln: Word for Word
San Diego Excellent Books 1994 1880780062 / 9781880780060 Trade Paperback Very Good Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.95 USD
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15 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 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.30 USD
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16 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 + Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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17 Horgan, Paul Citizen of New Salem
NY Farrar Straus and Cudahy 1961 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth & Boards Very Good Fair + Book 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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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18 Hubbell, Webb Friends in High Places
NY William Morrow 1997 0688157491 / 9780688157494 First Edition. Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good Book 
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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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19 InterPride Inc. Pride 12 -- Obama Cover
Cherry Hill, N.J. Full Media 2012 Summer 2012. Magazine Very Good Magazine 
96 pp. Light wear, a few page corners curled. Cover has white background with a Steve Wilson illustration of Obama's head in swirling rainbow Pop Art style. Includes a half-page quote from Obama on his support of gay rights, plus similar statements from other straigh allies such as Hillary Clinton, Lisa Lampinelli, George Clooney, Cyndia Lauper, Ben Cohen et al. Also a vivid reminiscence by Tony Adams about his years as a closeted Catholic priest, including work at the Vatican. Feature on out athletes, past and present. List of gay-affirming wedding resorts. Schedule of Pride Festivals in 2012. The magazine is produced by InterPride, a marketing alliance of the larger local Pride promoters. Scarce issue and of special interest to collectors of Obama memorabilia. Size: 4to --10.5 In Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Ivins, Molly and Dubose, Lou Shrub: The Short But Happy Political Life of George W. Bush
NY Random House 2000 0375503994 / 9780375503993 Stated First Edition Cloth & Boards Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
179 pp. Almost as new. No markings, firm, bright and tight. Political commentator Molly Ivins and collaborator Lou Dubose examine W's rather laughable record as Texas governor. Their book is good fun -- but it raises a troubling question -- how does a joke from Texas make it into the White House, not once but twice? Apparently the corporate crowd prefers a lying dunce to an intelligent, principled conservative like John McCain. 
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