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Robert Dallek

Nixon and Kissinger
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful figures in America in the second half of the twentieth century. While their personalities could hardly have seemed more different, both were largely self-made men, ...

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John F. Kennedy
by Robert Dallek ~ Hardback

Robert Dallek's masterful John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life was a number one national bestseller, and it remains the most widely read one-volume biography of the 35th President. Now, in this marvelous short biography of John F. Kennedy, Dallek achieves a miracle of compression, capturing in a sma...

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John F. Kennedy
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Updated edition of the authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
by Robert Dallek ~ Hardback

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented four presidential terms, initiate landmark reforms that changed the American industrial system and transformed an isolationist country into an international superpower, he r...

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Lone Star Rising
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Based on seven years of research in over 450 manuscript collections and oral histories, as well as numerous personal interviews, this first of a two-volume biography follows Johnson's life from his childhood to his election as vice-president under Kennedy.Author BiographyRobert Dallek is Professor o...

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Lyndon B. Johnson
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times, said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post hailed it as "invaluable." And Sidney Blumenthal i...

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Lone Star Rising
by Robert Dallek ~ Hardback

Previous studies of the rise of Lyndon B. Johnson have concentrated on his ruthless careerism without giving due credit to his political success, his concern for minorities and the repressed, and his role in integrating the South into modern America. Beginning with his early days in Texas, his progr...

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Camelot's Court
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

In Camelot's Court, acclaimed JFK biographer Robert Dallek takes an insider's look at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes and failures of Kennedy's administration were indelible. Kennedy purposefully assembled a dynamic team of advisers noted for their brilliance and acumen, but the...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and NPR "We come to see in FDR the magisterial, central figure in the greatest and richest political tapestry of our nation's entire history" --Nigel Hamilton, Boston Globe "Meticulously researched and authoritative" --Douglas Brinkley, The Wash...

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Harry S. Truman
by Robert Dallek ~ Hardback

Author BiographyRobert Dallek is the author of several bestselling presidential histories, including Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power; An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963; and the classic two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson, Lone Star Rising and Flawed Giant. He has taught at Col...

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Democrat and Diplomat
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Robert Dallek, a luminary in the field of political biography--author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Nixon and Kissinger and the New York Times bestselling biography of John F. Kennedy--offers here a look at the life of William Dodd, an American diplomat stationed in Nazi Germany. An insightful hist...

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Hail to the Chief
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Dallek offers an engaging examination of presidential excellence - and it's less distinguished counterpart. Dallek addresses five themes that have been typically manifested in successful administrations - vision, pragmatism, consensus, charisma, and trust - and traces how they have been played out b...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R....

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented four presidential terms, initiate landmark reforms that changed the American industrial system and transformed an isolationist country into an international superpower, he r...

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Flawed Giant
by Robert Dallek ~ Hardback

In this final volume of his biography of Lyndon Johnson, Dallek takes us through Johnson's tumultuous years in the White House, his accomplishments there, and the tragic war that would be his downfall. In these pages Johnson emerges as a character of almost Shakespearean dimensions, a man riddled wi...

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Flawed Giant
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

The final volume of Robert Dallek's biography of Lyndon B. Johnson. It takes the reader through Johnson's tumultuous years in the White House, his unprecedented accomplishments there, and the tragic war that would be his downfall. Johnson emerges as a man riddled with contradictions, a man of toweri...

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The Lost Peace
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

"Robert Dallek brings to this majestic work a profound understanding of history, a deep engagement in foreign policy, and a lifetime of studying leadership. The story of what went wrong during the postwar period...has never been more intelligently explored." -Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the Puli...

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Ronald Reagan
by Robert Dallek ~ Paperback / softback

Few American politicians have enjoyed greater popularity than Ronald Reagan. Humor, charm, good looks, an intuitive feel for national concerns, and an extraordinary ability to speak persuasively to millions of people were major assets. But his fundamental appeal went deeper: a blend of Catholic and ...

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