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Title:
William Howard Taft
Author:
Rosen, Jeffrey, 1964- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Times Books, 2018.
Physical Description:
xviii, 183 pages : illustration, portrait ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: judicial president and presidential chief justice -- "A judicial temperament": the education of Judge Taft -- "We want Taft": civil governor, secretary of war, and president-elect -- "The best tariff bill": the president, tax reform, and free trade -- "Within the law": the environment, monopolies, and foreign affairs -- "Popular unrest": the election of 1912 and the battle for the Constitution -- "I love judges and I love courts": chief justice at last -- Epilogue: our constitutional president.
ISBN:
9780805069549
Format :
Book