The Presidents of the United States of America

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White House Historical Association, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 90 pages
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"Recounts the lives and administrations of the American presidents through Barack Obama, illustrated by official White House portraits. "

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I did not buy this inferior, piece of journalistic rag material because of the consistently left wing, liberal biased, personal agenda which masquerades as “historical” accounts of the United States presidents. The examples are too numerous to mention, but allow me to mention one. Bill Clinton was NOT impeached “as a result of issues surrounding personal indiscretions with a young woman White House intern.” It is an understatement to say “Clinton was the second U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives”. More accurately, Clinton was the only president in the modern free world to be impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice. As a result, Clinton was barred from the American Bar Association for the rest of his corrupt life. Put that in your bong and INHALE it!  

About the author (2009)

Michael Beschloss is a historian specializing in the U.S. presidency. The author of five previous books on presidents and world affairs, he is also a regular commentator on PBS' NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and on ABC News. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Hugh Sidey joined the LIFE magazine staff in 1955 & began reporting on the White House in 1957. He has been writing his column "The Presidency" for TIME since 1966. Sidey has served as the president of the White House Historical Association since 1998 & in 2000 was featured as the narrator & interviewer in the popular PBS television series The American President.

President Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961. He graduated with a degree in political science from Columbia University in 1983. Before moving to Chicago in 1985, he worked at Business International Corporation and then at the New York Public Interest Research Group. In Chicago, he worked as a community organizer with low-income residents. He entered Harvard Law School in 1988, was elected editor of the Harvard Law Review in 1990, and graduated in 1991. After graduating law school, he returned to Chicago and became a civil rights lawyer. He also taught at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. In 1997, he was elected to the Illinois State Senate and served until 2004. In 2000, he made an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2005, he was elected to the U.S. Senate. In 2007, he announced his candidacy for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. On November 4, 2008, Obama defeated John McCain in the general election and became the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He wrote Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance in 1995 and The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream in 2006. He won Best Spoken Word Album Grammy Awards in 2006 and 2008 for abridged audiobook versions of both books. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. His book Of Thee I Sing came out in 2010.

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