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Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency : From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama

By: Feinman, Ronald L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015Description: 1 online resource (275 p.).ISBN: 9781442231221.Subject(s): Presidents -- Assassination -- United States -- History | Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States -- History | Presidents -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency : From Andrew Jackson to Barack ObamaDDC classification: 973.09/9 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Andrew Jackson at the U.S. Capitol; 2 Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre; 3 James A. Garfield at the D.C. Railroad Station; 4 William McKinley at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition; 5 Theodore Roosevelt at the Milwaukee Gilpatrick Hotel; 6 Franklin D. Roosevelt at Miami Bayfront Park; 7 Huey P. Long at the Louisiana State Capitol; 8 Harry S. Truman at Blair House; 9 John F. Kennedy at Dealey Plaza; 10 Robert F. Kennedy at the Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel; 11 George C. Wallace at Laurel, Maryland, Shopping Center
12 Richard M. Nixon and the Baltimore Airport Incident13 Gerald R. Ford at Sacramento and San Francisco; 14 Ronald Reagan at the Washington Hilton Hotel; 15 Late Twentieth-Century Presidents and Assassination Threats; 16 Twenty-first-Century Presidents and Assassination Threats; 17 Fifteen "Might Have Been" Presidents in History; Appendix; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary: <span><span>This book provides a background on Presidents and Presidential candidates that have been subjected to assassination attempts, or assassinations. Ronald L. Feinman explores the circumstances of each attempt; the Secret Service's response; the victims, public, and media reactions to the assassinations; as well as fifteen "might have been" Presidents.</span></span>
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Andrew Jackson at the U.S. Capitol; 2 Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre; 3 James A. Garfield at the D.C. Railroad Station; 4 William McKinley at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition; 5 Theodore Roosevelt at the Milwaukee Gilpatrick Hotel; 6 Franklin D. Roosevelt at Miami Bayfront Park; 7 Huey P. Long at the Louisiana State Capitol; 8 Harry S. Truman at Blair House; 9 John F. Kennedy at Dealey Plaza; 10 Robert F. Kennedy at the Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel; 11 George C. Wallace at Laurel, Maryland, Shopping Center

12 Richard M. Nixon and the Baltimore Airport Incident13 Gerald R. Ford at Sacramento and San Francisco; 14 Ronald Reagan at the Washington Hilton Hotel; 15 Late Twentieth-Century Presidents and Assassination Threats; 16 Twenty-first-Century Presidents and Assassination Threats; 17 Fifteen "Might Have Been" Presidents in History; Appendix; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; About the Author

<span><span>This book provides a background on Presidents and Presidential candidates that have been subjected to assassination attempts, or assassinations. Ronald L. Feinman explores the circumstances of each attempt; the Secret Service's response; the victims, public, and media reactions to the assassinations; as well as fifteen "might have been" Presidents.</span></span>

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