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Volume 34, Number 2 - June 2004

How Public Opinion Constrains the Use of Force: The Case of Operation Restore Hope - Matthew A. Baum

A Cognitive-Psychodynamic Perspective to Understanding Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's Worldview - Melchiore J. Laucella

The Structures of National Security Decision Making: Leadership, Institutions, and Politics in the Carter, Reagan, and G. H. W. Bush Years - William W. Newmann

Democratic Enlargement's Value Hierarchy and Rhetorical Forms: An Analysis of Clinton's Use of a Post-Cold War Symbolic Frame to Justify Military Interventions - Kathryn M. Olson

Lincoln: A Weberian Politician Meets the Constitution - James E. Underwood

Blue Ribbons, Black Boxes: Toward a Better Understanding of Presidential Commissions - Amy B. Zegart

The Contemporary Presidency: Unity in the Executive and the Presidential Succession Act - David A. Crockett

Elections: Voter Support and Partisans' (Mis)Perceptions of Presidential Candidates' Abortion Views in 2000 - Craig Leonard Brians, Steven Greene

The Law: Must the Senate Take a Floor Vote on a Presidential Judicial Nominee? - Mitchel A. Sollenberger

The Polls: Presidential Traits and Job Approval: Some Aggregate-Level Evidence - Brian Newman

Source Material: The Truth Is Out There: The Recently Released NSC Institutional Files of the Nixon Presidency - Asaf Siniver

Review Essay
The Lessons of Watergate: Thirty Years On - Michael A. Genovese

Book Reviews
The Challenge of the American Presidency - Erwin C. Hargrove

Power without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action - Terry Sullivan

Managing National Security Policy: The President and the Process - Paul A. Kowert

Averting the "Final Failure": John F. Kennedy and the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Meetings - Jeffrey W. Taliaferro

Dispatches from Lincoln's White House: The Anonymous Civil War Journalism of Presidential Secretary William O. Stoddard - Michael E. Long

The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance and Illusion - Camilla Stivers

Living History - Sarah E. Brewer

Meet the Candidate Videos: Analyzing Presidential Primary Campaign Videocassettes - Mary Christine Banwart

Images, Scandal, and Communication Strategies of the Clinton Presidency - Trevor Parry-Giles


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