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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994. Revised Edition. First Thus? Printing. 22 cm, 424, wraps, references, index, pencil erasure on half-title, sticker residue on cover, includes a new postscript. Pulished earlier by Norton, New York, c1992. A study of the medical and political events surrounding the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan on 30 March 1981, the deception of the public about his condition, and the refusal to transfer power to Vice President Bush per the 25th Amendment.
Malibu, CA: American Academy of Achievement, 1995. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations (some in color). Decorative front cover. No dust jacket present. Since 1961, the American Academy of Achievement has annually presented--at the "salute to excellence" program--the Golden Plate Award to extraordinary and inspiring "exemplars of excellence" in the great fields of endeavor (as partially listed on the pages of this hardbound program. The program lists the recipients from each of the thirty-three preceding events. Tom Clancy was the 1995 Host Chairman. The Presentation of Golden Plate Awards was narrated by Charles Kuralt and Tom Selleck. Among the members of the Golden Plate Awards Council were: Maya Angelou, Pat Conroy, Paul Anka, Johnny Cash, Michael DeBakey, Dominick Dunne, Russell Baker, Jimmy Carter, Robert De Niro, James Billington, Barry Diller, Clint Eastwood, Bill Gates, John Horner, Julius Erving, Stephen Jay Gould, Gerald Ford, John Grisham, Lou Holtz, Quincy Jones, Michael Jordan, Sherry Lansing, Naomi Judd, Leon Lederman, Wynton Marsalis, Edmund Morris, Sol Linowitz, David McCullough, Charles Kuralt, George Lucas, Marvin Minsky, Paul Nitze, Colin Powell, Martin Scorsese, Leontyne Price, Glenn Seaborg, Burton Richter, Norman Schwarzkopf, Tom Selleck, John Shalikashvili, Barbara Streisand, Neil Sheehan, Herschel Walker, Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, James Woolsey, Lesley Stahl, Edward Teller, and Chuck Yeager.
New York: HarperPerennial, 1996. Ninth Printing. 660, wraps, illus., notes, bibliography, index In the author's judgment, only four presidents proved equal to the challenge of dealing with intelligence: George Washington, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, and George Bush. Many others ignored intelligence, mistrusted it, misused it, or were unbelievably naive about it.