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Accidental presidents : death, assassination, resignation, and democratic succession / Philip Abbott.

Author/creator Abbott, Philip
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Description233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Series The evolving American presidency series
Evolving American presidency. ^A700740
Contents Succession and democratic theory -- John Tyler: "I can never consent to being dictated to" -- Millard Fillmore: "God save us from Whig vice presidents" -- Andrew Johnson : "I care not about my dignity" -- Theodore Roosevelt: "There's only one life between that madman and the presidency" -- Chester A. Arthur: "He isn't Chet anymore, he's the president" -- Harry S. Truman: "I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me" -- Lyndon Baines Johnson: "For millions of Americans I was still illegitimate, a naked man with no presidential covering, a pretender to the throne, an illegal usurper" -- Calvin Coolidge: "I thought I could swing it" -- Gerald Ford: "I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your president" -- Conclusion: Refounding succession.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [207]-225) and index.
LCCN 2007048029

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