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020 |a 0742562859 (pbk. : alk. paper) 
020 |a 9780742562844 (cloth : alk. paper) 
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050 0 0 |a JK511  |b .P56 2008 
100 1 |a Pious, Richard M.,  |d 1944- 
245 1 0 |a Why presidents fail /  |c Richard M. Pious. 
260 |a Lanham, Md. :  |b Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,  |c c2008. 
300 |a xi, 317 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
500 |a Subtitle on cover: White House decision making from Eisenhower to Bush II. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-302) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction : presidential fiascoes -- Reputation : Eisenhower and the U-2 flights -- Power stakes : Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs -- Compellence : Johnson and the Vietnam escalation -- Command and control : Ford and the Mayaguez -- Rhetoric : Carter and the malaise speech -- Prerogative power : Reagan and the Iran-Contra affair -- Gamesmanship : Bush 41 and the budget summit -- Program innovation : Clinton and health care -- Parallel governance : Bush and Iraqi weapons of mass destruction -- Presidents unbound : crises of authority and legitimacy -- Risk and resilience : toward a White House learning curve. 
650 0 |a Presidents  |z United States  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Presidents  |z United States  |x History  |y 21st century. 
650 0 |a Leadership  |z United States  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Leadership  |z United States  |x History  |y 21st century. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 2001-2009 
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