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The Unfinished Presidency

Jimmy Carter"s Journey to the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 624 Pages
  • 2.23 MB
  • English
Penguin (Non-Classics)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7351986M
ISBN 100140276165
ISBN 139780140276169

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Brinkley is a history professor at Rice University and the author. The Unfinished Presidency is not simply another book on a former president’s post-presidential activities, because the president in question—once code-named “Dasher” by the Secret Service. The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House Brinkley, Douglas Published by Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Example: During the same campaign on which his father spent millions, JFK risked it all by inviting an underage cheerleader to his hotel room. As is appropriate, close to two-thirds of this biography covers Kennedy's truncated presidency.

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The unfinished presidency: Jimmy Carter's journey beyond the White House the world, from Bosnia to Haiti." "Historian Douglas Brinkley has had unique and intimate access to the former president, as well as exclusive access to the postpresidential papers, including Carter's correspondence with fellow world leaders Mikhail Gorbachev, Deng Pages: In popular culture, the president of the United States has been an action hero (Air Force One, Independence Day), a romantic leading man (The American President), a dastardly villain (Absolute Power), a lovable ordinary guy (Dave), a buffoon (Wag the Dog), and a.

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Dallek is a presidential historian and former professor of history at Boston University, Columbia University and UCLA.

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He is the author of nearly two-dozen books including a two-volume. —Robert Dallek, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Unfinished Life and Pulitzer Prize for History finalist for Nixon and Kissinger "Stuart Eizenstat's President Carter: The White House Years is an epic biography and first-class administrative history of our vastly underrated 39th president.

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Much of ''The Unfinished Presidency'' is a commentary on the two sides of Carter's personality: his Christian values and his fierce, competitive egotism.

This dualism pervades his private life. Carter refuses to see visitors who arrive even as little as one minute late, and made his wife miserable by criticizing her if she was late in getting. The Ideal Biography for Every Single President.

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An Unfinished Life, Author: Jeff Somers. The Unfinished Presidency. by Douglas Brinkley (Penguin Books) If you're lucky enough to become a former U.S.

president at the relatively young age of 56, what do you do with the rest of your life? If you're Jimmy Carter, your world-changing deeds have only begun.

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