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The Public Presidency

A Psychological Inquiry into John F. Kennedy
  • Theodore Otto WindtJr.

Abstract

In his book, George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol, Barry Schwartz (1987) noted:

It is the range and significance of Washington’s shortcomings that make it difficult to understand his veneration on the basis of personal qualities alone. By any standard, Washington was an intelligent and accomplished man, but he was neither brilliant nor self-confident, and his experience ... was not precisely suited to the needs of his time. (p. 6)

Keywords

Public Presidency American People Press Conference Transactional Leader Public Character 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore Otto WindtJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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