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Product Description: For over thirty years, News: The Politics of Illusion has not simply reflected the political communication field—it has played a major role in shaping it. Today, the familiar news organizations of the legacy press are operating in a fragmenting and expanding mediaverse that resembles a big bang of proliferating online competitors that are challenging the very definition of news itself...read more

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9780226344867 | 10th edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, September 16, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: For over thirty years, News: The Politics of Illusion has not simply reflected the political communication field—it has played a major role in shaping it.

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Product Description: A riveting play-by-play of a reporter getting and defending a story that recalls All the President's Men, Truth puts readers in the center of the "60 Minutes II" story on George W. Bush's shirking of his National Guard duty. The firestorm that followed that broadcast--a conflagration that was carefully sparked by the right and fanned by bloggers--trashed Mapes' well-respected twenty-five year producing career, caused newsman Dan Rather to resign from his anchor chair early and led to an unprecedented "internal inquiry" into the story...read more

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9781250098450 | Mti edition (Griffin, October 13, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A riveting play-by-play of a reporter getting and defending a story that recalls All the President's Men, Truth puts readers in the center of the "60 Minutes II" story on George W.

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Product Description: This book analyzes the way media describe presidential candidates' character and the degree to which this discourse maintains a preference for masculinity in our politics, using content analysis of major print new media outlets.

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9781137456441 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 16, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This book analyzes the way media describe presidential candidates' character and the degree to which this discourse maintains a preference for masculinity in our politics, using content analysis of major print new media outlets.

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Product Description: In this engaging examination of the media's influence on US history and politics, Rodger Streitmatter visits sixteen landmark episodes, from the American Revolution to the present-day fight for gay and lesbian marriage equality. In each of these cases, Streitmatter succinctly illustrates the enormous role that journalism has played in not merely recording this nation's history but also in actively shaping it...read more

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9780813332109 | Westview Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In this pathbreaking book, Rodger Streitmatter takes the reader on a sightseeing tour of American history as influenced by the public press, visiting fourteen landmark events in U.

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9780813349770 | 4th edition (Westview Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this engaging examination of the media's influence on US history and politics, Rodger Streitmatter visits sixteen landmark episodes, from the American Revolution to the present-day fight for gay and lesbian marriage equality.
9780813346304 | 3 edition (Westview Pr, December 27, 2011), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In this path-breaking book, Rodger Streitmatter takes readers on a sightseeing tour of American history as influenced by the public press, visiting sixteen landmark events in US history, from the American Revolution and the civil rights movement to Watergate and 9/11.
9780813343907 | 2 edition (Westview Pr, December 24, 2007), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this pathbreaking book, Rodger Streitmatter takes the reader on a sightseeing tour of American history as influenced by the public press, visiting fifteen landmark events in US history, from the American Revolution and the struggle for women's rights to the civil rights movement and Watergate.
9789990099492 | Perseus Books, May 1, 1998, cover price $0.02
9780813332116 | Westview Pr, March 5, 1998, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In this pathbreaking book, Rodger Streitmatter takes the reader on a sightseeing tour of American history as influenced by the public press, visiting fourteen landmark events in U.

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Product Description: Current and authoritative, from a top scholar in the field.Media Politics encourages students to take a critical look at the relationship between media and politics by analyzing how the media influences American politics and how politicians use the media to get elected, stay in power, and achieve policy goals...read more

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9780393937794 | 3 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 13, 2015), cover price $79.90 | About this edition: Current and authoritative, from a top scholar in the field.
9780393935578 | 2 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 8, 2011), cover price $82.25 | About this edition: Current and authoritative, from a top scholar in the field.

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Product Description: In Partisan Journalism: A History of Media Bias in the United States, Jim A. Kuypers guides readers on a journey through American journalistic history, focusing on the warring notions of objectivity and partisanship. Kuypers shows how the American journalistic tradition grew from partisan roots and, with only a brief period of objectivity in between, has returned to those roots today...read more
By Larry Schweikart (foreword by)

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9781442225930 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 21, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In Partisan Journalism: A History of Media Bias in the United States Jim A.

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9781442252073 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 17, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In Partisan Journalism: A History of Media Bias in the United States, Jim A.

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Product Description: From the beginning of the Republic, members of Congress have been in the media spotlight. In recent years, the expansion of media venues has provided both challenges and opportunities to Representatives and Senators, the public, and even the media itself...read more

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9781612054247 | Paradigm Pub, September 10, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: From the beginning of the Republic, members of Congress have been in the media spotlight.

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9781612054254 | Routledge, August 27, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: From the beginning of the Republic, members of Congress have been in the media spotlight.

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Product Description: America’s news media are relentlessly criticized as too negative, sensationalistic, profit-oriented, and biased, not to mention unpatriotic and a miserable failure at reflecting the nation’s diversity. Rodger Streitmatter makes clear that although much of the criticism is deserved, it obscures the fact that news outlets have also made—and continue to make—many positive contributions to the country’s well-being...read more

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9781442245105 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 19, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: America’s news media are relentlessly criticized as too negative, sensationalistic, profit-oriented, and biased, not to mention unpatriotic and a miserable failure at reflecting the nation’s diversity.

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9781442245112 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 19, 2015, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: In this refreshing account of the Fourth Estate's efforts to improve U.

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Product Description: The charge of inauthenticity has trailed Hillary Clinton from the moment she entered the national spotlight and stood in front of television cameras. Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics shows how the U...read more

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9780252038211 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 21, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The charge of inauthenticity has trailed Hillary Clinton from the moment she entered the national spotlight and stood in front of television cameras.

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9780252079788 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 21, 2014, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The charge of inauthenticity has trailed Hillary Clinton from the moment she entered the national spotlight and stood in front of television cameras.

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Product Description: Media attention can play a profound role in whether or not officials act on a policy issue, but how policy issues make the news in the first place has remained a puzzle. Why do some issues go viral and then just as quickly fall off the radar? How is it that the media can sustain public interest for months in a complex story like negotiations over Obamacare while ignoring other important issues in favor of stories on “balloon boy?”           With Making the News, Amber Boydstun offers an eye-opening look at the explosive patterns of media attention that determine which issues are brought before the public...read more

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9780226065434 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 26, 2013, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Media attention can play a profound role in whether or not officials act on a policy issue, but how policy issues make the news in the first place has remained a puzzle.
9780312032043, titled "Ethics for a Shrinking World" | Palgrave Macmillan, February 1, 1990, cover price $39.95 | also contains Ethics for a Shrinking World | About this edition: This study confronts the issues of terrorism, war, hunger and human rights, and seeks avenues of response.
9780312032012, titled "Czechoslovakia: Crossroads and Crises 1918-88" | Palgrave Macmillan, November 1, 1989, cover price $45.00 | also contains Czechoslovakia: Crossroads and Crises 1918-88 | About this edition: The essays are devoted to the four "eights" in Czech history: 1918, when the Republic was founded; 1938, when its western parts were handed over to Hitler; 1948, when the Communists took power; and 1968, when an effort to create "socialism with a human face" was crushed by Soviet tanks.

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9780226065571 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 26, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Media attention can play a profound role in whether or not officials act on a policy issue, but how policy issues make the news in the first place has remained a puzzle.

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Product Description: Fidel Castro jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror. He murdered more Cubans in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered Germans during his first six. Alone among world leaders, Castro came to within inches of igniting a global nuclear holocaust...read more

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9781594036675 | Encounter Books, June 4, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Fidel Castro jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror.

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Product Description: This is the book for anyone who aspires to the title "informed citizen." It clearly explains how political news works, how the media influences readers―and how to sort through it all to be a better, smarter consumer of political news...read more

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9781440803215 | Praeger Pub Text, July 19, 2013, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This is the book for anyone who aspires to the title "informed citizen.

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Product Description: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists. Its interdisciplinary application of principles of critical thinking and argumentative rhetoric can be incorporated in a variety of university courses including the social sciences, communication, journalism and media studies...read more

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9781612052731 | Paradigm Pub, April 30, 2013, cover price $130.95 | About this edition: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists.

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9781612052748 | Paradigm Pub, August 30, 2013, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists.

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Product Description: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly...read more

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9780446572828, titled "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" | Grand Central Pub, April 15, 2011, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.
9781455500086, titled "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" | Large print edition (Grand Central Pub, April 15, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.

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9780446572835, titled "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, April 24, 2012), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.

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9780446582667 | Grand Central Pub, April 15, 2011, cover price $12.99

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9781611138849 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 15, 2011), cover price $64.99 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.

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9781607886945, titled "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 15, 2011), cover price $29.98 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.

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Product Description: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly...read more
By Jeremy Guskin (narrator)

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9781619694347, titled "Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 10, 2012), cover price $14.98 | About this edition: Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly.

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Product Description: Contemporary members of Congress routinely use the media to advance their professional goals. Today, virtually every aspect of their professional legislative life unfolds in front of cameras and microphones and, increasingly, online...read more

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9780415894272 | Routledge, December 14, 2011, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Contemporary members of Congress routinely use the media to advance their professional goals.

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9780415894289 | Routledge, December 14, 2011, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Contemporary members of Congress routinely use the media to advance their professional goals.

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Product Description: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information. After Broadcast News puts this challenge into historical context, arguing that it is the latest of several critical moments, driven by economic, political, cultural, and technological changes, in which the relationship among citizens, political elites, and the media has been contested...read more

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9781107010314 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 26, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.

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9780521279833 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2011, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.

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Product Description: Dr. Tim Groseclose, a professor of political science and economics at UCLA, has spent years constructing precise, quantitative measures of the slant of media outlets. He does this by measuring the political content of news, as a way to measure the PQ, or "political quotient" of voters and politicians...read more

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9780312555931 | St Martins Pr, July 19, 2011, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Dr.

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9781250002761 | Griffin, February 28, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio--with so many options, where do people turn for news? In Niche News, Natalie Stroud investigates how people navigate these choices and the political implications that their choice ultimately entails...read more

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9780199755509 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 9, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio--with so many options, where do people turn for news?

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9780199755516 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 9, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio--with so many options, where do people turn for news?

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Product Description: The Nightly News Nightmare, Third Edition, examines news coverage of presidential nomination and election campaigns from 1988 to 2008. The book focuses on changes in the amount, tone, and focus of news coverage in these different electoral contexts...read more

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9781442200678 | 3 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 1, 2010), cover price $94.00 | About this edition: The Nightly News Nightmare, Third Edition, examines news coverage of presidential nomination and election campaigns from 1988 to 2008.

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9781442200685 | 3 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 1, 2010), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Nightly News Nightmare, Third Edition, examines news coverage of presidential nomination and election campaigns from 1988 to 2008.

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Product Description: Political scientists are rarely able to study presidents from inside the White House while presidents are governing, campaigning, and delivering thousands of speeches. It’s even rarer to find one who manages to get officials such as political adviser Karl Rove or presidential counselor Dan Bartlett to discuss their strategies while those strategies are under construction...read more

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9780801886522 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, July 6, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Political scientists are rarely able to study presidents from inside the White House while presidents are governing, campaigning, and delivering thousands of speeches.

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9780801895593 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 8, 2010, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Political scientists are rarely able to study presidents from inside the White House while presidents are governing, campaigning, and delivering thousands of speeches.

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Product Description: This riveting book provides a nonpartisan examination of how the technological changes and financial imperatives of the media have led to an entertainment-driven news system poorly suited to report on American politics.• Interviews with C-SPAN CEO Brian Lamb, Time magazine's TV critic James Poniewozak, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update head writer Alex Baze, and others shed light on today's media• A chronology examines the technological progression of the American media and the financial developments of media corporate ownership over the past 50 year...read more

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9780313382789 | 1 edition (Praeger Pub Text, March 23, 2010), cover price $64.00 | About this edition: This riveting book provides a nonpartisan examination of how the technological changes and financial imperatives of the media have led to an entertainment-driven news system poorly suited to report on American politics.

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Product Description: How do politicians try to shape their news coverage? Sellers examines strategic communication campaigns in the U.S. Congress. He argues that these campaigns create cycles of spin: leaders create messages, rank-and-file legislators decide whether to promote those messages, journalists decide whether to cover the messages, and any coverage feeds back to influence the policy process...read more

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9780521755993, titled "Cycles of Spin: Strategic Communication in the U.S. Congress" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 26, 2009), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: How do politicians try to shape their news coverage?

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9780521135801 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 26, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: How do politicians try to shape their news coverage?

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Product Description: THE WORLD OF ONLINE NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION HAS EXPLODED in the last ten years. Social networking sites, YouTube, and blogs offer hours of entertainment, but have also become important vehicles for activism. The "netroots," as Eric Boehlert calls this phenomenon, have risen to incredible power, and never has that been clearer than in the 2008 presidential election...read more

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9781416560104 | Free Pr, May 19, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the author of Lapdogs comes an intriguing examination of the world of the blogosphere as a place where political journalists—and politicians—can reach out to a niche online audience that may have been turned off by traditional media channels.

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9781416560111 | Free Pr, February 16, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: THE WORLD OF ONLINE NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION HAS EXPLODED in the last ten years.

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Product Description: This book trains a critical eye on the curious interaction between America's 43rd president and the people who write about him, talk about him, shoot him, and draw him. Hayden details a rough, often tense relationship between Bush and media outlets from CBS to the New York Times to The Tonight Show...read more

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9780739125717 | Lexington Books, March 30, 2009, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book trains a critical eye on the curious interaction between America's 43rd president and the people who write about him, talk about him, shoot him, and draw him.

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