Sunday, July 26, 2015

Off Course: from Truman to Nixon

Tugwell, Rexford Guy, Off Course: from Truman to Nixon, New York: Praeger publishers, 1971. {Signed by the author for Dr. Mathews}

Reviewed in Social Research © 1971.

Reviewed in The American Historical Review © 1973.

Discussed in American Studies © 1972.

From the cover:
Rexford G. Tugwell, who knew Roosevelt well and was a member of FDR’s “brain Trust,” here writes about FDR’s successors for the first time. But Off Course: from Truman to Nixon is much more than a study of Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. It is also a brilliant summing-up of the period, with Mr. Tugwell’s reflections on the problems of the Presidency and our way of selecting Presidents.

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