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New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 236 pages. Contains notes, figures, bibliography, and index. Some soiling to rear dust jacket. Thomas Hodge Allen (born April 16, 1945) is an American author and former politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives representing Maine's 1st congressional district, and the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2008 against Republican incumbent senator Susan Collins. Allen lost to Collins (61.5% to 38.5%). Allen was first elected in 1996, defeating Republican incumbent James Longley, Jr. with 55 percent of votes cast to Longley's 45 percent. Allen was re-elected five times, receiving over 55 percent of the vote each time in his district, until his defeat in his 2008 run for the U.S. Senate. After, Allen was appointed president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers and began his term on May 1, 2009.
New York: The Viking Press, 1982. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 29 cm, 256 pages. Illustrations. The picture sections compiled and written by Roland Gelatt. Photo research by Laurie Platt Winfrey. Joseph Alsop joined the staff of the New York Herald Tribune in 1932 and joined its Washington Bureau in 1935. He spent the war years as a member of General Clair Chennault's staff. He subsequently became one of the premier political columnists and commentators of the mid-Twentieth Century.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. v, , 328 pages., acid-free paper, illus., index. Inscribed by the author. Inscribed to Alfred Morris of the Border Patrol by Janet Reno on title page. Ink notation on fep and some highlighting, ink marks and underlining noted. Janet Wood Reno (July 21, 1938 – November 7, 2016) served as the Attorney General of the United States from 1993 until 2001. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11, 1993. She was the first woman to serve as Attorney General and the second-longest serving Attorney General in U.S. history, after William Wirt. Reno was born and raised in Miami, Florida. After leaving to attend Cornell University and Harvard Law School, she returned to Miami where she started her career at private law firms. Her first foray into government was as a staff member for the Judiciary Committee of the Florida House of Representatives. She then worked for the Dade County State Attorney's Office before returning to private practice. She was elected to the Office of State Attorney five times.