A PRESIDENT IS MANY MEN by Merriman Smith

A PRESIDENT IS MANY MEN

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The Executive's entourage, in familiar, human terms, this describes ""how the 20th century Presidency operates"" through some 400 people who serve him and the White House. By the author of Thank You, Mr. President, as U.P. correspondent during the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, Smith reports on the daily routine, the weekly Cabinet meetings, the inner advisers, the men who write the speeches, the lobbyists and personal publicists, the secretaries, the hired help, formal entertainment and the social bureau, trips abroad and visitors from abroad, the Secret Service, and the almost unobtainable home life....He records the demands and denials, protocol and procedure, which attend the office of the Presidency, the rewards which are few, the burdens which are many, in inside anecdotal style. Of only moderate interest.

Pub Date: May 26th, 1948
Publisher: Harper