Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Ohio University Press
"Payne explores such topics as Harding's importance as a midwestern small-town booster, his rumored black ancestry, the roles of various biographers in shaping his early image, the tension between public memory and academic history, and, finally, his status as an icon of presidential failure in contemporary political debates."--BOOK JACKET.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-07 - Publisher: Macmillan
President Nixon's former counsel illuminates another presidency marked by scandal Warren G. Harding may be best known as America's worst president. Scandals plagued him: the Teapot Dome affair, corruption in the Veterans Bureau and the Justice Department, and the posthumous revelation of an extramarital affair. Raised in Marion, Ohio, Harding
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
When Warren G. Harding was elected president in 1920, he brought to Washington some of his political chums from Ohio. They played poker; they sold illegal liquor permits, pardons and paroles. They sold fixes in the Justice Department and transported contraband across state lines. They sold naval oil reserves at