Presidents

PRESIDENTS
1. Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty, Ivan Eland.

BUSH, GEORGE WALKER, II, 43rd President of the U.S. (2000-2007) BUSH, GEORGE HERBERT WALKER, 41st President of the U.S. (1988-1992)
1. Jeb! and the Bush Crime Family: The Inside Story of an American Dynasty, Roger Stone, Saint John Hunt, and John LeBoutillier, 2016
2.  Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years, Russ Baker, 2009.  
3.  George Bush: The Unauthorized Autobiography, Webster Griffin Tarpley and Anton Chaitkin, 2004.
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CLINTON, BILL, 42nd President of the U.S. (1992-2000)
1.  Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America, Roger Morris, 1999.
2.  Compromised: Clinton, Bush, and the CIA, Terry Reed & John Cummings, 1994.
3.  The Clintons’ War on Women, Roger Stone, 2016.
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EISENHOWER, DWIGHT DAVID, 34th President of the U.S. (1953-1961)
1. Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, Evan Thomas, 2013.
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HAMILTON (WAS NEVER PRESIDENT), ALEXANDER
1. Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution–and What It Means for Americans Today, Thomas J. DiLorenzo, 2009.
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1.  J. Edgar Hoover had died in May 1972. 

2.  Allen Dulles died in January 1969.

KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD, JFK, 35th President of the U.S. (1961-1963)
1.  Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK’s Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History, Joan Mellon, 2013.
2.  The Polka-Dot File: on the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination, Fernando Faura, 2016.  Be sure to see the review essay by Edwin Curtin at Global Research, dated July 16, 2016, titled The Polka Dot Dress, a review of Fernando Faura’s The Polka-Dot File: on the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination.
3.  JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy, L. Fletcher Prouty, 1994.
4.  Crossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy, Jim Marrs, 1993.
5.  High Treason: The Assassination of JFK and the Case for ConspiracyHarrison Edward Livingstone and Robert J. Groden, 1998.
6.  JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, James Douglas, 2010.
7.  Dr. Mary’s Monkey: How the Unsolved Murder of a Doctor, a Secret Laboratory in New Orleans and Cancer-Causing Monkey Viruses Are Linked to Lee Harvey Oswald . . . Assassination and Emerging Global Epidemics, Edward T. Haslam, 2007.
8.  Mary’s Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy to Murder John F. Kennedy, Mary Pinchot Meyer, and Their Vision for World Peace, Peter Janney and Dick Russell, 2012.
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LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON, LBJ, 36th President of the U.S. (1963-1968)
1.  LBJ: Architect of American Ambition, Randall B. Woods, 2007.
2.  Operation Cyanide: How the Bombing of the USS Liberty Nearly Caused World War Three, Peter Hounam, 2003.
3.  Lone Star Rising: Vol. 1, Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960, Robert Dallek, 1992.
4.  The Life and Times of Lyndon Johnson, Ronnie Dugger, 1984.
5.  Dexter King, son of MLK, claims on national TV that LBJ arranged for the murder of his father, NYT, 1997.
6.  Murder from Within: Lyndon Johnson’s Plot Against President Kennedy, Fred Newcomb, 1974.
7.  LBJ: From Mastermind to “The Colossus”, Philip F. Nelson, 2014.
8.  The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ, Roger Stone, 2014.
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LBJ as a functional psychopath.  Lyndon Johnson died in January 1973.  

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, 16th President of the U.S. (1861-1865)
1. Lincoln was by far the most hated, despised, and reviled of all American presidents during his lifetime, as historian Larry Tagg documents in The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln: America’s Most Reviled President.  His deification was the posthumous work of the Republican Party propaganda machine.
2.  The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and Unnecessary War, Thomas J. DiLorenzo, 2003.
3.  Lincoln Unmasked: What You’re Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe, Thomas J. DiLorenzo, 2007.
4.  A Century of War: Lincoln, Wilson, Roosevelt, John V. Denson, 2006.  Here’s a PDF @ the Mises.
5.  “What Lincoln Read,” Robert Bray, 2007.
6.  “Was Abraham Lincoln Really Into Karl Marx?Phillip W. Magness, July 30, 2019.  
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NIXON, RICHARD MILHOUS, 37th President of the U.S. (1969-1974)
1. Nixon’s Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth About the President, Watergate, and the Pardon, Roger Stone.  The following is a terrific interview and preview of the illuminating details of the book and Nixon’s presidency.

Stone is out to “balance” Nixon’s record, but more than anything else he’s painting a hagiography of Nixon, for I don’t really think that Stone knows the full extent of Nixon’s progressive policies.  I did not know that the Kennedys broke into Nixon’s doctor’s office to steal his health records or his accountant’s office in LA to steal his financial records, and eaves-dropped on the Republican National Committee across the street and wiretapped his hotel room at the Sheraton Ward Park Hotel in DC [renamed Wardman Park] on the eve of the second Nixon-Kennedy debate.  The Kennedys played rough, rougher than Nixon.  Nixon’s early career was partially funded by the mob, so was Kennedy’s, so was Johnson’s, so was Adlai Stevenson’s, so was Stuart Simonson’s, so was Harry Truman’s.  There was no campaign-finance reform.

2.  The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and Their Secret World War, Stephen Kinzer, 2013.
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ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO, FDR, 32nd President of the U.S. (1933-1945).  There are 4 cities named Delano in the U.S. in California, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. 
1. Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy, 1933-1941, Tansill, Charles Callan, 1952.
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VAN BUREN, MARTIN, 8th PRESIDENT (1837-1841)
1.  Martin van Buren and the Making of the Democratic Party, Robert Remini, 1970.
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THE WHITE HOUSE
1.  The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House, Kate Andersen Brower, 2015.  Recommended by this post.
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DONALD TRUMP
1. “1990 Playboy Interview,”
2. “To Fully Comprehend Trump . . .” February 2, 2020.
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