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Recent Content

Author: 
Louis Stokes, with David Chanoff
Reviewer: 
Nishani Frazier

Frazier on Stokes, 'The Gentleman from Ohio'


Louis Stokes, with David Chanoff. The Gentleman from Ohio. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016. xxi + 257 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1312-4.

Reviewed by Nishani Frazier (Miami University of Ohio)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Ralph B. Levering
Reviewer: 
Vivien L. Chang

Chang on Levering, 'The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History'


Ralph B. Levering. The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History. The American History Series. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 288 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-118-84840-1.

Reviewed by Vivien L. Chang (University of Virginia)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Thomas Reinstein

Author: 
Jeffrey A. Engel, Thomas J. Knock, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steven Lomazow

Lomazow on Engel and Knock, 'When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House'


Jeffrey A. Engel, Thomas J. Knock, eds. When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv + 346 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-065076-6.

Reviewed by Steven Lomazow (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

GERALD R. FORD SCHOLAR AWARD (DISSERTATION AWARD) IN HONOR OF ROBERT M. TEETER

The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award of $5,000 given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special interest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The recipient determines use of the award money including, but not limited to, travel, reproduction fees, administrative costs, and other research and writing expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Author: 
Ellen F. Fitzpatrick
Reviewer: 
Cherisse Jones-Branch

Jones-Branch on Fitzpatrick, 'The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency'


Ellen F. Fitzpatrick. The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 318 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08893-1.

Reviewed by Cherisse Jones-Branch (Arkansas State University-Jonesboro)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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