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'What the Heck Are You Up To, Mr. President?': Jimmy Carter,… (2009)

by Kevin Mattson

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A compact, informative book on the behind-the-scenes political dealings and larger cultural events that helped doom Carter's presidency. ( )
  zachwiejas | Jun 2, 2010 |
In his new book..., Kevin Mattson... lays out the events of that summer like a big, rolling banquet. This isn’t a high-end meal — Mr. Mattson’s prose would not warrant even one star on Michelin’s scale — but it is surprisingly tasty, if only because the historical ingredients are fascinating and first-rate.
 
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An assessment of the events that led up to Jimmy Carter's infamous 1979 "malaise" speech places it against a backdrop of such events as the gas crisis and the Iran-hostage situation while explaining that the speech had far greater relevance than its reception reflected.… (more)

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