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Author Morris, Dick
Title Power plays : win or lose-- how history's great political leaders play the game / Dick Morris
Imprint New York : ReganBooks, c2002
book jacket
 Mo  909.825 M875    AVAILABLE    30550100314358
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  909.825 M8318 2003    AVAILABLE  -  30500101470105
Edition 1st ed
Descript xv, 360 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-343) and index
Includes material on Ronald Reagan, Barry Goldwater, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, Al Gore, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Francois Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac, Nelson Rockefeller, Richard M. Nixon, George McGovern, Thomas Dewey, Harry S. Truman, Tony Blair, Junichiro Koizumi, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson
Strategy One: Stand on Principle -- Successful--Reagan Stands on His Principles ... and Wins -- Unsuccessful--Goldwater's Crusade Crashes -- Successful--Churchill Emerges from the Wilderness to Lead Britain in Its Finest Hour -- Successful--De Gaulle Defeats the Political Parties -- Successful--Abraham Lincoln Moves from Abolitionism to Union ... and Wins -- Unsuccessful--Woodrow Wilson Goes Down Fighting for the League of Nations -- Unsuccessful--Al Gore Runs Away from His Environmental Beliefs ... and Loses as a Result -- Strategy Two: Triangulate -- Successful--George W. Bush Moves the GOP Toward Compassionate Conservatism -- Successful--Bill Clinton Leads His Party to the Center -- Successful--Francois Mitterrand Lets Jacques Chirac Pass His Program ... and then Beats Him at the Polls -- Unsuccessful--Nelson Rockefeller Crashes as He Falls Between the Parties -- Strategy Three: Divide and Conquer -- Successful--Lincoln Splits the Democrats over Slavery and Gets Elected -- Successful--Nixon Capitalizes on the Democratic Split on Vietnam to Get Elected -- Unsuccessful--Dewey Splinters the Democrats but Truman Wins Anyway -- Strategy Four: Reform Your Own Party -- Successful--Tony Blair Reforms the Labour Party and Takes Over Britain -- Successful--Koizumi Reforms Japan's Ruling Party ... and Transforms Japanese Politics -- Unsuccessful--McGovern Reforms His Party ... and the Empire Strikes Back -- Strategy Five: Use a New Technology -- Successful--FDR Uses Radio to Reach America
Lib. has: 1st paperback edition, 2003 (New York: Harper) EAS
Subject Heads of state -- Case studies
Political leadership -- History
Power (Social sciences) -- History
Comparative government
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