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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Grolier Encyclopedia political articles

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    Articles in Grolier Encyclopedia:
  • (On Harry S Truman): Grolier Encyclopedia article on Truman presidency, 11/8/2016
  • (On John F. Kennedy): Grolier Encyclopedia article on JFK, 11/8/2016
  • (On Lyndon Johnson): Grolier Encyclopedia article on LBJ, 11/8/2016
  • (On Richard Nixon): Grolier Encyclopedia article on Nixon presidency, 11/8/2016
  • (On George Bush Sr.): Grolier’s Encyclopedia on-line: “The Presidency”, 12/25/2000
  • (On Jimmy Carter, George Bush Sr. & Ronald Reagan): Grolier Encyclopedia on-line, “The Presidency”, 12/25/2000
  • (On Walter Mondale): Grolier Encyclopedia on-line, “The American Presidency”, 10/9/2000

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ronald Reagan: Opposed abortion, on fundamentalist grounds.
Budget & Economy
    George Bush Sr.: 1992 growth plan: deregulate & cut taxes.
    Ronald Reagan: Reaganomics: generate growth by stimulating the supply side.
Civil Rights
    Harry S Truman: 1950: Vetoed McCarthy-era rights restrictions on Communists.
    Ronald Reagan: Supported mandatory prayer in the public schools.
Foreign Policy
    George Bush Sr.: Supported 1990 South Africa sanctions.
    George Bush Sr.: Tiananmen: deplored crackdown but maintained communication.
    Ronald Reagan: Iran-Contra: Reagan uninformed; subordinates indicted.
    Ronald Reagan: Called USSR Evil Empire, but signed an anti-nuke deal.
    Ronald Reagan: Assist contras to overthrow Sandinistas.
Free Trade
    George Bush Sr.: Create new jobs through increases in exports.
Government Reform
    Ronald Reagan: New Federalism: shift programs to states & deregulate.
    Harry S Truman: 1946: Council of Economic Advisers to focus on employment.
    Walter Mondale: Supported increase in minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    John F. Kennedy: First elected to U.S. House in 1946; to Senate in 1952.
    Richard Nixon: 1950 Senate election: bright young star of Republican party.
    Ronald Reagan: The Teflon President: unburdened & un-blamed.
Tax Reform
    George Bush Sr.: Abandoned Read my lips: No new taxes pledge.
    George Bush Sr.: Demanded capital gains tax reduction; yielded to Congress.
    Ronald Reagan: 25% tax cut early, then overhaul tax system & reduce rates.
War & Peace
    John F. Kennedy: Any Cuban missile launched anywhere is an attack on the US.
    John F. Kennedy: 1963: Negotiated first, limited Nuclear Test Ban.
    Lyndon Johnson: OpEd: Military escalation in Vietnam was Johnson's undoing.
    Lyndon Johnson: We are in Vietnam to fight for freedom, like in WWII.
    Lyndon Johnson: Must fight in Vietnam to keep promise from three presidents.
    George Bush Sr.: Invaded Panama in 1989 to force Noriega from power.
    Ronald Reagan: Grenada invasion: deter Soviets & Cubans.
Welfare & Poverty
    John F. Kennedy: As congressman, backed working-class social legislation.

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