Trappings of Power

Fairlie, Henry
November 1976
New Republic;11/27/76, Vol. 175 Issue 22, p9
Focuses on the issue of trappings of powers of the U.S. President-elect. Reference to the autobiography of former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge, devoted to his presidency and some random reflections on his office; Discussion of the importance of psychological importance of physical isolation of the President; Criticism of former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, for making non-political appointments while he was the President, in the hope that this would make him seem non-political.


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