Whatever Possessed the President? Academic Experts and Presidential Policy, 1960-1988

Whatever Possessed the President? Academic Experts and Presidential Policy, 1960-1988

Whatever Possessed the President? Academic Experts and Presidential Policy, 1960-1988

Whatever Possessed the President? Academic Experts and Presidential Policy, 1960-1988

Synopsis

Focusing on domestic, economic and social policy, Wood examines the influence of academic advisers on presidential decision-making from the Kennedy-Johnson years through the Reagan administration. He considers the recent shift from reliance on knowledge-based advisers to ideological loyalists.
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