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The American President

Detailed Biographies, Historical Timelines, from George Washington to Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Kathryn Moore


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The most thorough, authoritative, and up-to-date single-volume reference to the presidency in print.

Historian Kathryn Moore presents a riveting narrative of each president's personal and political experiences in and out of office, along with illuminating facts and statistics about each administration, fascinating timelines of national and world events, astonishing trivia, and much more. These details are woven together to present a complex and nuanced portrait of the American presidency, from the nation's infancy to today. Fully updated to include a chronology of events from 45th President Donald J. Trump's first term, and results of the 2020 election.

Union Square & Co., 9781454943174, 752pp.

Publication Date: May 4, 2021

About the Author

In addition to The American President, Kathryn Moore is the co-author of Dear Harry...Truman's Mailroom, 1945-1953: The Truman Administration Through Correspondence with "Everyday Americans" and Eyewitness D-Day: Firsthand Accounts from the Landing at Normandy to the Liberation of Paris. She has written articles for American Heritage, American History, and numerous daily newspapers such as The Washington Times, Kansas City Star, and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Moore was formerly a historical interpreter at Colonial Williamsburg and taught American History in Missouri schools for 30 years.