The Ordeal of Power: A Political Memoir of the Eisenhower Years - Emmet John HughesMacMillan & Co., 1963, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little light soiling to both panels. Price Clipped. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
First British Edition. [First Published: U.S.A., Same Year] From the cover: “This thoughtful and penetrating study of what constitutes the executive role in the American hierarchy of political power is approached through an analysis of the Eisenhower years. Emmet John Hughes was close to Eisenhower, first as a speechwriter for his initial political campaign, then in the same capacity throughout the first term of office, and finally as special consultant in what the author sees as the tragic second term. This book has been written with access to primary source material, cabinet records, texts of letters and speeches, and memoranda throughout the years.
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 372
Cover Art By: Larry Carter