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Author in Chief

In this eye-opener of a read, Craig Fehrman resurrects many presidential publications and tells how these writings helped secure the U.S. presidents’ legacies.

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It may be hard to believe in these days of seemingly endless political campaigns, but once upon a time, presidential candidates disdained personally stumping for political office. Asserting oneself through the written word was considered vain, undignified and beneath the status of a public figure. This is not to say they stayed silent: Through “anonymously”…

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