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The Resource Presidents' secrets : the use and abuse of hidden power, Mary Graham

Presidents' secrets : the use and abuse of hidden power, Mary Graham

Label
Presidents' secrets : the use and abuse of hidden power
Title
Presidents' secrets
Title remainder
the use and abuse of hidden power
Statement of responsibility
Mary Graham
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ever since the nations most important secret meetingthe Constitutional Conventionpresidents have struggled to balance open, accountable government with necessary secrecy in military affairs and negotiations. For the first one hundred and twenty years, a culture of open government persisted, but new threats and technology have long since shattered the old bargains. Today, presidents neither protect vital information nor provide the open debate Americans expect
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Mary
Dewey number
352.3/790973
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.S4
LC item number
G73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Executive privilege (Government information)
  • Official secrets
  • Presidents
  • Freedom of information
  • HISTORY / United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Executive Branch
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights
  • Executive privilege (Government information)
  • Freedom of information
  • Official secrets
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Presidents' secrets : the use and abuse of hidden power, Mary Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The constitutional convention: The president's limited power -- George Washington: A culture of openness -- Woodrow Wilson: A foundation for secret government -- Harry Truman: Institutional secrecy -- Lyndon Johnson: Stealth attacks on openness -- Gerald Ford: A time of reckoning -- George W. Bush: A test of the limits -- Barack Obama: A twenty-first-century bargain? -- Conclusion
Control code
1725899
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780300223743
Lccn
2016950309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1725899
  • (OCoLC)961310097
Label
Presidents' secrets : the use and abuse of hidden power, Mary Graham
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The constitutional convention: The president's limited power -- George Washington: A culture of openness -- Woodrow Wilson: A foundation for secret government -- Harry Truman: Institutional secrecy -- Lyndon Johnson: Stealth attacks on openness -- Gerald Ford: A time of reckoning -- George W. Bush: A test of the limits -- Barack Obama: A twenty-first-century bargain? -- Conclusion
Control code
1725899
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780300223743
Lccn
2016950309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1725899
  • (OCoLC)961310097

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