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The accidental President.

Robert Sherrill


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Chainsaw I read McCullough's book some months ago, and just finished "The Accidental President." Both are in agreement on all major points of history, though " more I read McCullough's book some months ago, and just finished "The Accidental President." Both are in agreement on all major points of history, though "Truman" obviously is a longer read and covers much more than just the initial days of /5.

His latest book, The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World, was published in Baime is a longtime regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and his articles have also appeared in the New York Times, Popular Science, and Men’s Journal/5().

“The Accidental President” follows Ajay Patel, a child who is Minister for Education, and who is best friend of Joe Perkins the Prime Minister (see the author’s other book “The Accidental Prime Minister” for the story behind that, not that you need to have read that to read this one).4/4(1).

A.J. Baime is the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months that Changed the World/5(). “The Accidental President” follows Ajay Patel, a child who is Minister for Education, and who is best friend of Joe Perkins the Prime Minister (see the author’s other book “The Accidental Prime Minister” for the story behind that, not that you need to have read that to read this one)/5.

In The Accidental President, A. Baime offers "not a full-length biography of Truman" (the author does include much about Truman's life in politics) but the story of the last months of World War II that coincided with the first months of the presidency of Harry S.

Truman. The author argues that those days "seem particularly relevant given the global political picture today and all the debate about. Accidental President Miniseries in Works bookshelf Doyle offers another lucid, inspiring chronicle of female empowerment and the rewards of self-awareness and renewal.

Book review: The Accidental President: Harry S Truman, the Bomb and the Four Months That Changed the World By AJ Baime Thrown into the US presidency. "The Senator from Pendergast," at was suddenly the accidental commander-in-chief, faced with the tremendous burden of winning the war against Germany and Japan.

First, Ford was the most accidental of all presidents because wasn't even elected vice-president. Although Ford is mentioned in the last catch-all chapter, doesn't get a full chapter for some reason. Second, in the afterward the author mentions the possibility of Pence becoming president because of /5().

The Accidental President reads more like a captivating novel than non-fiction. The book is good history in that it simplifies events without being simple." — Accidental Presidents is a book about the 8 people who became president due to the former president's death. One idea it focuses a lot on is how little attention vice /5.

The Accidental President: How Lawyers, 9 Supreme Court Justices, and 5, Floridians (Give or Take a Few) Landed George W. Bush in the White House is Constitution Party Convention: Nominee Howard.

Books DIY Gadgets Games when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT. “Accidental Presidents is a compelling and comprehensive book of history that shines a light on unexplored corners of our history In his typically engaging and gripping style, Jared Cohen tells us why it is not easy to amend the Constitution and why it should be ed on: Janu   No other president had ever faced so much in such a short period of time.

Tightly focused, meticulously researched, rendered with vivid detail and narrative verve, THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT escorts readers into the situation room with Truman during this tumultuous, history-making days, when the stakes were high and the challenge even higher.4/5(1).

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THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT by A. Baime does contain biographical material, but it is used mainly to introduce the reader to citizen Truman, prior to his entry into politics. This unassuming midwestern former farmer, soldier and failed business owner was thrust onto the world stage at a time of great political crisis and world upheaval.

“The Accidental President” follows Ajay Patel, a child who is Minister for Education, and who is best friend of Joe Perkins the Prime Minister (see the author’s other book “The Accidental Prime Minister” for the story behind that, not that you need to have read that to read this one).

Ajay is a character who likes to talk and talk /5(20). Though his book is timely, the author insists that it is incorrect “to look at the timing of this book and assume it was inspired by all the impeachment talk surrounding Donald Trump.” Easily digestible political history and, Cohen’s protestations aside, interesting reading for those contemplating the prospect of a President Mike Pence.Buy The Accidental President by Baime, A J (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). “The Accidental President” reads more like a captivating novel than non-fiction.

The book is good history in that it simplifies events without being simple. Marks of Good Writing: There are a two marks of good writing, each of which deals with how long a reader takes to absorb a book – but from opposite ends of the spectrum. First, good.