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All the Presidents' Spokesmen Spinning the News--White House Press Secretaries from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush

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ISBN-10: 0275990982

ISBN-13: 9780275990985

Edition: 2008

Authors: Woody Klein

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This is the first volume to chronicle the story of the evolution of the symbiotic relationship between the presidential press secretaries and reporters who covered White House news during the terms of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. Author Woody Klein has been both a reporter (for the Washington Post and the New York World-Telegram & Sun) and a press secretary himself to New York City Mayor John V. Lindsay, who ran for president in 1972. The book reveals how the presidential press secretaries' role has…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.386

Foreword: Press Secretaries Are Historical Figures
Foreword: The First Woman Press Secretary
Preface: The Life of a Press Secretary
The White House Press Secretary: "After the Presidency Itself, The Toughest Job in the White House"
Hot War
Cold War
Presidential Scandals
Domestic Crises
Domestic Controversies
Global Issues
Selected Bibliography
Index