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Kenneth T. Wlash.  Author, Speaker, and Award winning Journalist.
Author, Speaker, & Journalist
Books by Kenneth T. Walsh
Kenneth T. Walsh Author, Speaker, Journalist, and the award-winning White House correspondent and columnist.

Celebrity in chief  A history of the Presidents and the culture of stardom,

With a New Epilogue on Hillary and “The Donald”

Celebrity in Chief, by award-winning White House correspondent and presidential historian Kenneth T. Walsh, takes a detailed and comprehensive look at the history of America’s presidents as “celebrities in chief” since the beginning of the Republic. Walsh makes the point that modern presidents need to be celebrities and build on their fame in order to propel their agendas and rally public support for themselves as national leaders so that they can get things done.  Among the special features of the book are photos illustrating the intersection of the presidency with popular culture.  An update looking at Hillary and "the Donald" puts contemporary politics in perspective with the evolution of presidential celebrity.

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PRISONERS OF THE WHITE HOUSE The Isolation of America's Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership.  Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.

PRISONERS OF THE WHITE HOUSE

The Isolation of America's Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership

Prisoners of the White House examines a serious problem in the modern presidency - the isolation and insularity of the White House.  In recent years, West Wing insiders have come up with a name for this syndrome. They call it the White House “bubble.” Life under these conditions is a basic theme of this book, along with ways out of it, including bus tours, pollsters, and an attentive first family.

 

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FAMILY OF FREEDOM

Presidents and African Americans in the White House

This book examines the intertwined relationships between the presidents and the African Americans who have been an integral part of the White House since the beginning of the Republic. The book discusses the racial attitudes and policies of the presidents and shows how African Americans helped to shape those attitudes and policies over the years.

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FAMILY OF FREEDOM; Presidents and African Americans in the White House. Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.
FROM MOUNT VERNON TO CRAWFORD; A History of the Presidents and Their Retreats.  Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.

FROM MOUNT VERNON TO CRAWFORD

A History of the Presidents and Their Retreats

From George Washington (Mount Vernon) to George W. Bush (Crawford ranch), from FDR (Hyde Park) to JFK (Hyannisport), almost every single president has had a beloved place where he could really be himself. Based on Walsh’s interviews with four of the living presidents, as well as scores of officials and staff, From Mount Vernon to Crawford is a fascinating glimpse into this largely unexamined facet of American government.

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AIR FORCE ONE  A history of the presidents and their planes

Based on interviews with five living presidents, scores of past and present government officials, and staff and crew members of Air Force One, Walsh's book features countless fascinating and often outrageous stories of life aboard the "flying White House."

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AIR FORCE ONE;  A history of the presidents and their planes. Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.
Ronald Reagan - Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.

RONALD REAGAN

Political correspondent Kenneth T. Walsh examines the roots of the man who went from small-town middle America to Hollywood and the White House, and tells us how Ronald Reagan developed his unflagging belief in the American dream.

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FEEDING THE BEAST  The white house Versus the Press

"Kenneth Walsh has combined his own rich experience with trenchant analysis and a penetrating sense of history to bring us a vital and fascinating portrait of the troubled, complex relationship between our press and our Presidents."

 

- MICHAEL BESCHLOSS

Presidential historian

 

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FEEDING THE BEAST;  The white house Versus the Press.  Book by Kenneth T. Walsh.

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