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Presidential documents : the speeches, proclamations, and policies that have shaped the nation from Washington to Clinton / edited by J.F. Watts, Fred L. Israel
Bib ID 1683003
Format BookBook
Description New York : Routledge, 2000 
xi, 396 p. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 041592037X
Summary

"Historians J. F. Watts and Fred L. Israel present famous and lesser-known key speeches, letters, and other decisive papers, along with brief political and historical commentary on each selection. Whether printed in full or excerpted, these history-making documents are an invaluable resource as well as an engrossing browse. This volume includes: Washington's proclamations on the Whiskey Insurrection (1794); Thomas Jefferson's recommendation to end the African slave trade (1806); Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation (1863); Andrew Johnson's veto of the Civil Rights Act (1866); Woodrow Wilson's "Fourteen Points" Plan for ending World War I (1917); Herbert Hoover's comments on the Stock Market Crash (1929); F.D.R.'s first "Fireside Chat" (1933); John F.

Kennedy's speech at the Berlin Wall (1963); Nixon's resignation speech and Gerald Ford's pardon (1974); Ronald Reagan's announcement of the "Star Wars" missile defense concept (1983); and Clinton's denial of his White House affair with Monica Lewinsky (1998)."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Presidents - United States - History - Sources.  |  United States - Politics and government - Sources.  |  United States - History - Sources.
Other authors/contributors Watts, J. F. (Jim F.), 1935-  |  Israel, Fred L

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