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Unmaking the Presidency Audiobook Summary

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The definitive account of how Donald Trump has wielded the powers of the American presidency.

The extraordinary authority of the U.S. presidency has no parallel in the democratic world. Today that authority resides in the hands of one man, Donald J. Trump. But rarely if ever has the nature of a president clashed more profoundly with the nature of the office. Unmaking the Presidency tells the story of the confrontation between a person and the institution he almost wholly embodies.

From the moment of his inauguration, Trump has challenged our deepest expectations of the presidency. But what are those expectations, where did they come from, and how great is the damage? As editors of the “invaluable” (The New York Times) Lawfare website, Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes have attracted a large audience to their hard-hitting and highly informed commentary on the controversies surrounding the Trump administration. In this audiobook, they situate Trump-era scandals and outrages in the deeper context of the presidency itself. How should we understand the oath of office when it is taken by a man who may not know what it means to preserve, protect, and defend something other than himself? What aspects of Trump are radically different from past presidents and what aspects have historical antecedents? When has he simply built on his predecessors’ misdeeds, and when has he invented categories of misrule entirely his own?

By setting Trump in the light of history, Hennessey and Wittes provide a crucial and durable account of a presidency like no other.

Unmaking the Presidency Audiobook Narrator

Benjamin Wittes is the narrator of Unmaking the Presidency audiobook that was written by Susan Hennessey

About the Author(s) of Unmaking the Presidency

Susan Hennessey is the author of Unmaking the Presidency

Susan Hennessey is the executive editor and editor in chief of Lawfare. A senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and CNN contributor, she was previously an attorney at the National Security Agency. With Benjamin Wittes, she is coauthor of Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office.

Unmaking the Presidency Full Details

NarratorBenjamin Wittes
Length12 hours 8 minutes
AuthorSusan Hennessey
PublisherMacmillan Audio
Release dateJanuary 21, 2020
ISBN9781250261731

Subjects

According to Macmillan Audio, the Publisher of Unmaking the Presidency Audiobook, Unmaking the Presidency includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is History, United States, 21st Century

Additional info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by Macmillan Audio. The ISBN-13 is 9781250261731.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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