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  1. Samuel P. Huntington. The best study of presidential participation in the making of defense policy.The Common Defense. New York: Columbia University Press, 1963.

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  2. Nelson W. Polsby. A fine short study of executive-legislative relationships.Congress and the Presidency, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1965.

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Aaron Wildavsky is professor of political science and chairman of the department at the University of California, Berkeley. He received a grant from the Social Science Research Council in 1965 for a study of the presidency in public opinion. Wildavsky serves as consulting editor for the Rand-McNally Research Series in American Politics. He is the author, with Nelson Polsby ofPresidential Elections (1964).


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Wildavsky, A. The two presidencies. Soc 35, 23–31 (1998).

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