080188425X hardcover alkaline paper 9780801884252
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -393) and index.
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In the beginning The sporting frontier Barely visible to press and public Theodore Roosevelt : climbing the mountain Sports and the presidency : the founding father Inside TR's sporting presidency William Howard Taft : a large legacy Woodrow Wilson : more than just a game Warren Harding : the wager he didn't win Calvin Coolidge : grace, under pressure Herbert Hoover : no place to hide Franklin Delano Roosevelt : politically and physically challenged Harry S. Truman : striding and flying into history Dwight D. Eisenhower : hero under assault John F. Kennedy : swimming into politics Lyndon Johnson : the games he didn't play Richard Nixon : show me a good loser
Gerald Ford : the pigskin president Jimmy Carter : more than meets the eye Ronald Reagan : creating a sports legend George H.W. Bush : TR revisted Bill Clinton : oh, how he played the game George W. Bush : from bush leagues to the majors.