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Recapturing the Oval Office

new historical approaches to the American presidency

by Stephen Skowronek

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Executive power,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Brian Balogh and Bruce J. Schulman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176.1 .R297 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26458554M
    ISBN 100801453720, 0801456576
    ISBN 109780801456572, 9780801453724
    LC Control Number2015008963
    OCLC/WorldCa10192725, 905089437

    The furniture, including the president's deskwas designed by architect Charles Follen McKim and executed by A. A fourth candidate, Eugene Debs, saw the possibilities of banding together radicals and labor activists to promote the socialist message. We need to recognize our commonalities and not just our differences. A number of presidents used this as their private office or library. Note the bearskin chair on the right. Several presidents have addressed the nation from the Oval Office on occasion.

    As far as records show, he had never been in the Oval Office. The former has put evangelicals in the political limelight, while the latter gives historicity to evangelicalism. Bush mixed traditional works with paintings by Texas artists and Western sculptures. Moreover, regional, class, ethnic, and philosophical differences divided both the parties. Taft intended it to be the hub of his administration, and, by locating it in the center of the West Wing, he could be more involved with the day-to-day operation of his presidency.

    The task will not prove easy. Clairborne focuses his account on the usual criticism of the political affiliation of many Evangelicals: the religious right began to align itself with the Republican National Committee, and things began to go haywire, as they do any time the church gets in bed with the empire…of course, it all climaxed in this last election with the support for Trump, as 81 percent of white evangelicals supported him. Head of a congressional committee where he ruled with an iron fist, he failed to support several projects which cost too much. Moreover, regional, class, ethnic, and philosophical differences divided both the parties. Roosevelt by Elizabeth Shoumatoff.


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