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Branden Cordeiro
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« on: September 13, 2014, 10:45:27 pm »
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What are your opinions about the best books about each administration in American history?

I would like to read a book about each President.
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2014, 04:06:49 am »
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Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Lincoln'.
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2014, 10:33:14 am »
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The Fix had a roundup a couple of years ago, although it's biased toward recent, best-selling hagiographies.
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2014, 10:50:54 pm »
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Thanks guys
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Andrew Cuomo (D-NY)
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2014, 07:08:44 am »
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I enjoyed "Nixonland".
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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2014, 02:53:30 pm »
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I enjoyed "Nixonland".

I looked at the book, looks like the best Nixon one out there, it looks really interesting.
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Thomas Foley (R-CT)
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« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2014, 01:40:43 pm »
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I enjoyed "Nixonland".

Currently reading The Invisible Bridge. Perlstein is fantastic - probably the first author I'd recommend to anyone interested in Nixon or Reagan. (Or, for that matter, the post-Goldwater Republican Party.)
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« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2014, 01:51:47 pm »
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I enjoyed "Nixonland".

Currently reading The Invisible Bridge. Perlstein is fantastic - probably the first author I'd recommend to anyone interested in Nixon or Reagan. (Or, for that matter, the post-Goldwater Republican Party.)

I didn't know he had another book out. Looks like it's shaping up to be a trilogy!
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« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2014, 08:21:03 pm »
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I enjoyed "Nixonland".

Currently reading The Invisible Bridge. Perlstein is fantastic - probably the first author I'd recommend to anyone interested in Nixon or Reagan. (Or, for that matter, the post-Goldwater Republican Party.)

I didn't know he had another book out. Looks like it's shaping up to be a trilogy!
It is! I saw him on C-SPAN's "Q&A" two weeks ago, and he said he has a fourth and final book in the works that will cover the Carter presidency and the final rise of Reagan, ending with his 1981 inauguration. He said it will be his last political book for a good while and will be writing mostly about sports for the time being.
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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2014, 05:06:27 pm »
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Has anyone read 41 by GW Bush?

Thoughts if you have?
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Charlie Baker (R-MA)
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John Chapman (R-MA 9)
Marilinda Garcia (R- NH 2)
Frank Guinta (R-NH 1)
Allan Fung (R-RI)
Thomas Foley (R-CT)
Scott Brown (R-NH)
Andrew Cuomo (D-NY)
Paul LePage (R-ME)
Dan Feliciano (L-VT)
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