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You would think one or two pages if not an entire chapter would be dedicated to this event.
And lest you think I just disagree with Phillips' politics, let me say I have generally enjoyed his essays and often agree with his point of view.
I have been reading biographies on many presidents and have read many in this series of books, but this is by far the worst.
I read all the Biographies of the Presidents by way of the Presidential series. If you are going to do it, read John Hancock first because he was the first Continental Congress... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Frank Anderson
This book lacked one major thing in the life of this president: his death. If you were looking for any information on his assasination don't read this book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jay Bird
I have been reading biographies on many presidents and have read many in this series of books, but this is by far the worst. It reads like a bad high school history book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by David Sinason
President McKinley's lack of interference with the economic engines of his time benefitted the nation. His example might be one for our contemporary dilemma.Published 21 months ago by Jeniup
Kevin Phillips wrote an interesting commentary about William McKinley. In spots his analysis is good. In other places it misses the mark. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by Battleship
Author Kevin Phillips bases his concise biography of William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States, on the premise that the subject of his book is perhaps the most... Read morePublished on August 30, 2012 by Rule 62 Ken
I agree with other reviewers who found this book to be hard to follow. The reason for having a series editor is to ensure consistency across the volumes. Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by fsg
When I read a book from "The American Presidents" series, I am usually looking for two things:
1. Description of the man himself; and
2. Read more