Further Reading: Impeachment in Action

With the possibility of impeachment for President Trump making headlines, library patrons are bound to be seeking information and context. Whether for readers advisory or even a themed display, these titles will help explain the process, the current controversy, and the historical precedents.

To End a Presidency book coverWith the possibility of impeachment for President Trump making headlines, library patrons are bound to be seeking information and context. Whether for readers advisory or even a themed display, these titles will help explain the process, the current controversy, and the historical precedents.

 

Berkin, Carol. A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism. New York: Basic. 2017. LJ 4/1/2017

Byrne, Malcom. Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power. Lawrence: Univ. of Kansas Press, 2014.

Dean, John W. Blind Ambition: The White House Years. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976.

Frum, David. Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. New York: HarperCollins, 2018.

Johnson, Haynes. The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years. New York: Houghton Harcourt, 2001.

Gormley, Kennith. The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr. New York: Crown, 2010.

McCartney, Laton. The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the White House and Tried to Steal the Country. New York: Random House, 2009.

Neely, Mark E. The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1991.

Tribe, Lawrence H. and Joshua Matz. To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment. New York: Basic, 2018. LJ 6/15/2018

Wineapple, Brenda. The Impeachers: The Trail of Andrew Johnson and the Dreams of a Just Nation. New York: Random House, 2019. LJ 4/1/2019

Woodward, Bob. Fear: Trump in the White House. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018.

Woodward, Bob and Carl Bernstein. All the Presidents Men. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974.

Yoo, John. Crisis and Command: The History of Executive Power from George Washington to George W. Bush. New York: Kaplan, 2009.

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Jessica Blaker

Nice list! And quite timely. Thank you! I wish the person who keyed in the list had spelled these authors correctly: Gormley, Berkin, and McCartney. Otherwise, kudos to you!

Posted : Oct 07, 2019 10:36

Kiera Parrott

Thank you for the heads up! The names have been corrected.

Posted : Oct 07, 2019 10:36


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