Books About The Presidency


Edwin S. Corwin, The President: Office and Powers, 1787–1957 (1957).

Sidney Hyman, The American President (1954).

Richard E. Neustadt, Presidential Power: The Politics of Leadership (1960).


William B. Brown, The People’s Choice: The Presidential Image in the Campaign Biography (1960).

Robert J. Donovan, The Assassins (1955): An account of presidential assassinations.

John and Alice Durant, Pictorial History of American Presidents (1964).

Richard F. Fenno, Jr., The President’s Cabinet, An Analysis of the Period from Wilson to Eisenhower (1959).

Bess Furman, White House Profile: A Social History of the White House, Its Occupants, and Its Festivities (1950).

Paul Lazarsfeld et al., The People’s Choice: How the Voter Makes Up His Mind in a Presidential Campaign (1960).

Stefan Lorant, The Presidency: A Pictorial History of Presidential Elections, from Washington to Truman (1951).

Rudolph Marx, The Health of the Presidents (1960).

Louise Overacker, Presidential Campaign Funds (1946).

James E. Pollard, The Presidents and the Press (1947).

Edgar E. Robinson, The Presidential Vote: 1896–1932 (1947).

Irving Stone, They Also Ran; The Story of the Men Who Were Defeated for the Presidency (1945).

Theodore H. White, The Making of the President, 1960 (1961).