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- DescriptionA fascinating new angle on presidential history, assessing the performances of the presidents in their freshman year of the toughest job in the world. Grouped by the issues the new presidents confronted in their first years in office, the book takes readers into the history, thought processes, and results on a case-by-case basis, including how the presidents' subsequent actions proved that they learned (or didn't learn) from their mistakes. From George Washington to Barack Obama, The President's First Year details the challenging first twelve months of all our presidents' tenures.
- Author BiographyDouglas Cohn is writer/owner of Washington Merry Go Round, America's longest running syndicated column, founded by Drew Pearson 1932. He has been the primary speaker at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Press Club, West Point Founders Day, and the International Platform Association. His television work includes numerous appearances on A&E's Biography Channel, the Military Channel, and CNBC. His program West Point at the Opera was featured in The New Yorker. He is a member of Critical Issues Roundtable, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank of retired generals. A 1968 graduate of West Point, was a U.S. army airborne ranger who led a recon platoon in Vietnam. His medals include two Silver Stars and Purple Heart. He was retired as a captain after convalescing from gunshot wounds to the head, neck, chest, abdomen, leg, and hand. He and his wife of 41 years, Kathryn, have four children and six grandchildren. They reside in McLean, Virginia.
- Author(s)Douglas Alan Cohn
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication15/01/2016
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationGuilford
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe Lyons Press
- Content Note46 black & white halftones
- Weight553 g
- Width164 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsWith dust jacket
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