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Washington, DC. Government Printing Office, 1986. Reprint. Fifteenth edition, 1991. Wraps. , 46 pages. Includes an index to the Constitution. Dates to Remember. Signed by previous owner. Sticker residue on front cover. Light yellow highlighting noted. Pervious owner's label removed from table of contents. The United States Bicentennial was a series of celebrations and observances during the mid-1970s that paid tribute to historical events leading up to the creation of the United States of America as an independent republic. It was a central event in the memory of the American Revolution. The Bicentennial culminated on Sunday, July 4, 1976, with the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
New York: Academy of Political Science, 1961. 160, wraps, footnotes, some creasing to spine, top corner of text slightly bentContains an article by Warner R. Schilling on "The H-Bomb Decision: How to Decide Without Actually Choosing," (pp. 24-46), which discusses President Truman's "minimal" 1950 decision after Russia's explosion of a fission bomb on August 26, 1949, and indicates some of the policy consequences that followed. There are also articles on technical and social progress; the Supreme Court and the future of judicial review; Libya; research: an instrument of political power; the artificial revolution in Germany: a case study; and the prevention of gerrymandering.
Pleasantville, NY: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1973. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 260 pages. Includes illustrations. Some illustrations in color. Name of previous owner present. Highlighting/underlining. Some ink notes on cover. Spine torn at bottom. Some page discoloration. Cover has some wear and soiling.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. ix, , 300 pages. Tables. Notes. Bibliographical Note. Name Index. Case Index. Index references a ten page section on Theodore Roosevelt and other entries. Index lists significant sections on Presidents Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson, among others. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Inscribed by author on fep to Jeff Glassie, dated 1974. Title page has embossed stamp of Jefferson Caffery Glassie. This is believed to have been inscribed to the Jefferson Caffrey Glassie who authored Peace and Forgiveness. In Peace and Forgiveness, Jefferson Glassie tells us how we can have peace of mind and peace in our world. This classic history of the Supreme Court discusses the selection, nomination, and appointment of each of the Justices who have sat on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1789. Abraham provides a fascinating account of the presidential motivations behind each nomination, examining how each appointee's performance on the bench fulfilled, or disappointed, presidential expectations. It is now in its fifth edition, with an expanded title. During the span of his career, Abraham has taught many notable students, including U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D.-Penn.) and Professor Larry J. Sabato.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 560,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Name of previous owner on fep. David Jeremiah Barron (born July 7, 1967) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and former S. William Green Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. Barron is known for his controversial legal memo justifying the use of lethal drone strikes against U.S. citizens without judicial process. For his book Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS, in February 2017, Barron was named the winner of Norwich University's 2017 Colby Award, which is awarded for works that make major academic contributions to the understanding of military history, intelligence activities, and foreign relations.