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The Second Man

by Michael Dorman

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A history of United States' Vice Presidents, starting with John Adams ("My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived..."). Another, less memorable Adams' quote, though, is the inspiration for this book: "I am Vice President. In this, I am nothing. But I may become everything."

And so, Dorman explores the twists and turns of an office that was originally so much an afterthought that the country went for nearly 10 years with no one in the office,to the late 20th Century when the VP is considered a valuable government official, not so much for where he is; but where he may be. ( )
  BruceCoulson | May 30, 2014 |
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