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Bibframe Work

Title
Baptism by fire Baptism by fire :
Type
Text
Genre Form
biographies
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
plates
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: E176.1 .U688 2009 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 973.09/9 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2008033055
Summary
Presents accounts of eight U.S. presidents who assumed office at times of crisis and how they met high-stakes challenges, from Lincoln's efforts on behalf of a divided nation and FDR's strategies during the Depression to Truman's inheritance of World War II and Kennedy's role in addressing the Cold War.
Table Of Contents
George Washington : the first
Thomas Jefferson : "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists"
John Tyler : the accidental president
Abraham Lincoln : "The Union is unbroken"
Franklin D. Roosevelt : nothing to fear
Harry S. Truman : "If you pray, pray for me now"
John F. Kennedy : "The torch has been passed"
Gerald R. Ford : "Our long national nightmare is over".
Authorized Access Point
Updegrove, Mark K. Baptism by fire