’Presidents of War’

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17 October 2018 11:29

‘Presidents of War’ by Michael Beschloss

Beschloss was interviewed by Judy Woodruff on PBS News Hour last night.  https://www.pbs.org/video/newshour-bookshelf-1539735951/

Here is a review of ‘Presidents of War’ in the NY Times:  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/11/books/review/michael-beschloss-presidents-of-war.html

quote from the NY Times review:  “One of the book’s more intriguing contributions is in noting that the founders could not have envisioned war in the nuclear age, when the president would have the ability to eviscerate hundreds of millions in less than an hour — all resting on “the whim” of a single person.”