The William Howard Taft presidency / Lewis L. Gould.
Gould argues that Taft wanted to be president and had an ambitious agenda when he took power in March 1909. Approaching his duties more as a judge than as a charismatic executive in the mold of Theodore Roosevelt, Taft soon found himself out of step with public opinion. Gould shows how the Payne-Ald...
|Main Author:||Gould, Lewis L.|
University Press of Kansas,
American presidency series.