Franklin Library Edition, 1987. This Special Edition of The Making of the President 1960 by Theo. Full genuine leather binding, 22k gold lettering and stampings on the spine and cover. . What is a presidential election? "The most awesome transfer of power in the world, the power to marshal & mobilize, the power to send men to kill or be killed, the power to tax & destroy, the power to create & the responsibility to do so, the power to guide & the responsibility to heal committed into the hands of one man" These words, written by Theodore H White in the opening chapter of this book, are as true today as when they were written over a half-century ago Making of the President 1960 is an extraordinary document, a celebration of the genius of American democracy & an anatomy of the ambition, cunning & courage it demands from those who seek its highest office For what it can teach us about the forces that determine the destiny of presidential candidates, it remains required reading today. Very Good, slight scratch to gilt on forefront. / No dj as issued. Item #biblio518
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 1987. The Pulitzer Prize For General Nonfiction 1962. Bound in fine genuine leather with 22 karat gold decorations. All page edges gilded with 22 karat gold. Raised spine hubs, sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks, high-quality paper, silk moire fabric endpapers,sewn pages for strength and durability.