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The Historical Presidency: Mr Secretary, My Son-in-Law: William G. McAdoo, Woodrow Wilson, and the Presidential Cabinet

Craig, Douglas


The presidential cabinet has long been neglected by political scientists and political historians. The former tend to dismiss the cabinet as a noninstitution that has never transcended its lack of constitutional foundation; the latter have generally ignored it. Focusing on the progressive era, and upon one of Woodrow Wilson�s most prominent cabinet secretaries, this article argues for a reconsideration of the presidential cabinet and its individual members as important policy and political...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Presidential Studies Quarterly
DOI: 10.1111/psq.12072


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