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  1. The American Experiment (1989)
  2. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Government by Investigation, by Alan Barth
    1. Government by Investigation by Alan Barth
    American Political Science Review, December 1955, p. 1180
  3. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Rexford Tugwell and the New Deal, by Bernard Sternsher
    1. Rexford Tugwell and the New Deal by Bernard Sternsher
    American Political Science Review, September 1964, p. 713
  4. [+]
    American Government and Politics (2 Reviews)
    The Resurrection of Richard Nixon, by Jules Witcover
    1. The Resurrection of Richard Nixon by Jules Witcover
    2. Nixon Agonistes by Garry Wills
    American Political Science Review, September 1971, pp. 818-819
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    American Political System (Review)
    In the Nation, 1932-1966, by Arthur Krock
    1. In the Nation, 1932-1966 by Arthur Krock
    American Political Science Review, December 1967, p. 1141
  6. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    The Power Game, by Hedrick Smith
    1. The Power Game by Hedrick Smith
    American Political Science Review, June 1989, pp. 651-652
  7. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    FDR and the News Media, by Betty Houchin Winfield
    1. FDR and the News Media by Betty Houchin Winfield
    American Political Science Review, March 1992, p. 258
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    Americas (Review)
    The American Presidency, by Stuart Gerry Brown
    1. The American Presidency by Stuart Gerry Brown
    The American Historical Review, October 1966, p. 279
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    Americas (Review)
    Reorganizing Roosevelt's Government, 1936-1939, by Richard Polenberg
    1. Reorganizing Roosevelt's Government, 1936-1939 by Richard Polenberg
    The American Historical Review, October 1967, p. 254
  10. Another "Do-Nothing" Congress?
    The New Republic, November 15, 1954, pp. 6-7
  11. APSA Presidential Address
    Wellsprings of Political Leadership
    American Political Science Review, March 1977, pp. 266-275
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    Between Presidents and the Press (Review)
    With Kennedy, by Pierre Salinger
    1. With Kennedy by Pierre Salinger
    The Saturday Review, September 3, 1966, p. 25
  13. Biography as a Political Act
    The New Republic, June 26, 1976, pp. 7-8
  14. [+]
    Book Notes (Review)
    Morality and Administration in Democratic Government, by Paul H. Appleby
    1. Morality and Administration in Democratic Government by Paul H. Appleby
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1953, p. 153
  15. Cobblestone Leadership (1990)
    Majority Rule, Minority Power
    3 Reviews
  16. Congress on Trial (1949)
    The Legislative Process and the Administrative State
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  17. [+]
    The Conservative Internationalist (Review)
    Turmoil and Tradition, by Elting E. Morison
    1. Turmoil and Tradition by Elting E. Morison
    The Saturday Review, October 8, 1960, p. 20
  18. Crazy Politics of Fluorine
    The New Republic, July 13, 1953, pp. 14-15
  19. The Crosswinds of Freedom (1989)
    The American Experiment, Vol. III
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  20. Dead Center (1999)
    Clinton-Gore Leadership and the Perils of Moderation
    2 Reviews
  21. The Deadlock of Democracy (1963)
    Four-Party Politics in America
    12 Reviews, 3 Readable
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    Decisions in Retrospect (Review)
    Men and Decisions, by Lewis L. Strauss
    1. Men and Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss
    The Saturday Review, August 11, 1962, p. 25
  23. The Democrats on the Eve
    The New Republic, July 1, 1972, pp. 15-19
  24. The Democrats' Opportunity
    The New Republic, July 21, 1973, pp. 18-20
  25. [+]
    Editor-in-Chief of Democracy (Review)
    The Essential Lippmann, by Clinton Rossiter, James Lare, and Walter Lippmann, ...
    1. The Essential Lippmann by Clinton Rossiter, James Lare, and Walter Lippmann, ...
    The Saturday Review, August 3, 1963, p. 19
  26. Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy (1976)
    10 Reviews, 2 Readable
  27. Election Kaleidoscope
    III. New England: Mixed Results
    The Nation, November 22, 1952, pp. 465-466
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    Endless Decency and Humanity (Review)
    In the Fullness of Time, by Paul H. Douglas
    1. In the Fullness of Time by Paul H. Douglas
    The New Republic, June 3, 1972, p. 29
  29. FDR: The Untold Story of His Last Year
    The Saturday Review, April 11, 1970, pp. 12-15
  30. Flickering Shadows (2002)
    Cinema and Identity in Colonial Zimbabwe
    1 Review
  31. The Forgotten FDR
    The New Republic, April 7, 1982, pp. 19-23
  32. Government by the People (1952)
    The Dynamics of American National Government
    2 Reviews
  33. To Heal and To Build (1968)
    The Programs of Lyndon B. Johnson
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  34. How to Win Battles and Influence Voters
    The Reporter, November 24, 1953, pp. 16-18
  35. John F. Kennedy
    The New Republic, October 31, 1960, pp. 14-16
  36. John Kennedy: A Political Profile (1960)
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  37. Books and the Arts
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    Kennedy's First Year (5 Reviews)
    Let Us Begin, by Martin Agronsky
    1. Let Us Begin by Martin Agronsky
    2. John F. Kennedy: A Sense of Purpose by Charles Lam Markmann and Mark Sherwin
    3. The Kennedy Circle by Lester Tanzer
    4. The Kennedy Government by Stan Opotowsky
    5. Kennedy in Power by James Tracy Crown and George P. Penty
    The Nation, January 6, 1962, p. 14
  38. King of the Rock
    Commonweal, February 9, 1973, pp. 415-418
  39. Leadership (1978)
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  40. Let's stop gambling with the presidency (Speaking Out)
    The Saturday Evening Post, January 25, 1964, pp. 12-17
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    The Man from Missouri (2 Reviews)
    The Truman Presidency, by Cabell B.H. Phillips
    1. The Truman Presidency by Cabell B.H. Phillips
    2. The Truman Administration by Barton J. Bernstein and Allen J. Matusow
    Commentary, January 1967, pp. 83-85
  42. Memo to the Next President
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1960, pp. 64-68
  43. [+]
    The Money Behind Politics (Review)
    The Costs of Democracy, by Alexander Heard
    1. The Costs of Democracy by Alexander Heard
    The New Republic, July 18, 1960, p. 18
  44. A New Progressive Era?
    The Courage to Lead
    The American Prospect, August 2004, p. 34
  45. On Being Arrested In Leningrad
    The New Republic, June 10, 1957, p. 9
  46. Packing the Court (2009)
    The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  47. The Parliamentary Labor Party in Great Britain
    American Political Science Review, December 1950, pp. 855-871
  48. A People's Charter (1991)
    The Pursuit of Rights in America
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
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    Perspectives on the Presidency (2 Reviews)
    The Living Presidency, by Emmet John Hughes
    1. The Living Presidency by Emmet John Hughes
    2. The Imperial Presidency by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    Commonweal, January 11, 1974, pp. 367-368
  50. The Power to Lead (1984)
    The Crisis of the American Presidency
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  51. The Presidency: Power and Paradoz
    The Saturday Review, February 5, 1966, pp. 30-31
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    The President: A Free Man First (Review)
    A Time for Action, by Lyndon B. Johnson
    1. A Time for Action by Lyndon B. Johnson
    The Saturday Review, April 11, 1964, p. 27
  53. Presidential Government (1966)
    The Crucible of Leadership
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
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    Psychology of the Radical Right (Review)
    The Paranoid Style in American Politics, and Other Essays, by Richard Hofstadter
    1. The Paranoid Style in American Politics, and Other Essays by Richard Hofstadter
    The Saturday Review, December 25, 1965, p. 37
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    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Twenty-Seven Masters of Politics, by Raymond Moley
    1. Twenty-Seven Masters of Politics by Raymond Moley
    American Political Science Review, June 1950, p. 501
  56. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    The Group Basis of Politics, by Earl Latham
    1. The Group Basis of Politics by Earl Latham
    American Political Science Review, March 1953, p. 236
  57. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    New England State Politics, by Duane Lockard
    1. New England State Politics by Duane Lockard
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1959, p. 595
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    Reviews (Review)
    Mandate for Change, 1953-1956, by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    1. Mandate for Change, 1953-1956 by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1964, p. 608
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    Waging Peace, 1956-1961, by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    1. Waging Peace, 1956-1961 by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1966, pp. 338-339
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    Personal History (Review)
    Ambassador's Journal, by John Kenneth Galbraith
    1. Ambassador's Journal by John Kenneth Galbraith
    The Saturday Review, December 20, 1969, p. 27
  61. Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox, 1882-1940 (1956)
    13 Reviews, 3 Readable
  62. Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, 1940-45 (1970)
    12 Reviews, 2 Readable
  63. Running Alone (2006)
    Presidential Leadership---JFK to Bush II: Why It Has Failed and How We Can Fi...
    1 Review
  64. The Shadow Presidency
    The Nation, September 6, 1965, pp. 115-117
  65. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    The Source of Nixon's Strength (Review)
    Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait, by Earl Mazo
    1. Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait by Earl Mazo
    The Nation, July 18, 1959, p. 34
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    The Sting of Responsibility (Review)
    From the Morgenthau Diaries, by John Morton Blum and Hans J. Morgenthau
    1. From the Morgenthau Diaries by John Morton Blum and Hans J. Morgenthau
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1965, pp. 118-121
  67. The Three Roosevelts (2001)
    Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America
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    Too Powerful a President? (Review)
    The New American Commonwealth, by Louis Heren
    1. The New American Commonwealth by Louis Heren
    The New Republic, March 16, 1968, pp. 25-27
  69. Toward Peace in Asia: Two Proposals
    A Way Out in Vietnam
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1966, pp. 34-35
  70. Transforming Leadership (2003)
  71. Two-Party Stalemate
    The Crisis in Our Politics
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1960, pp. 37-41
  72. Uncommon Sense (1972)
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  73. The Vineyard of Liberty (1982)
    The American Experiment, Vol. One
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  74. The Week
    John Kennedy and his Spectators
    The New Republic, April 3, 1961, p. 7
  75. [+]
    What Man, What Myth? (Review)
    JFK: The Man and the Myth, by Victor Lasky
    1. JFK: The Man and the Myth by Victor Lasky
    The New Republic, October 26, 1963, pp. 24-25
  76. White House vs. Congress
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1960, pp. 65-69
  77. The Workshop of Democracy (1985)
    The American Experiment, Volume Two
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
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