Select Bibliography of Politics, Early Cold War, and Memoirs

  • Abell, Tyler, ed. Drew Pearson Diaries, 1949-1959. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1974.
  • Adams, Sherman. Firsthand Report: The Story of the Eisenhower Administration. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1961.
  • Alexander, Charles. Holding the Line: The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1961. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, 1975.
  • Ambrose, Stephen E. Eisenhower: Solider, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983.
  • ___. Eisenhower: The President. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.
  • D'Este, Carlo. Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.
  • Donovan, Robert. Conflict and Crisis: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948. New York: W. W. Norton, 1977.
  • ___. Tumultuous Years: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1949-1953. New York: W. W. Norton, 1982.
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D. Mandate for Change: The White House Years. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1963.
  • Frederickson, Kari. The Dixiecrat Revolt and the End of the Solid South, 1932-1968. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
  • Greenstein, Fred I. The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1982.
  • Hamby, Alonzo L. Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
  • Karabell, Zachary. The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
  • Lyon, Peter. Eisenhower: Portrait of a Hero. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.
  • McCullough, David. Truman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992.
  • Merry, Robert W. Taking On The World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop--Guards of the of the American Century. New York: Viking, 1996.
  • Miller, Merle. Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman. New York: Berkley/Putnam, 1973.
  • Mitchell, Greg. Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas-- Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. New York: Random House, 1998.
  • Neal, Steve. Harry and Ike: The Partnership that Remade the Postwar World. New York: Scribner, 2001.
  • Parmet, Herbert S. Eisenhower and the American Crusades. New York: Macmillan, 1972.
  • Perret, George. Eisenhower. New York: Random House, 1999.
  • Patterson, James T. Mr. Republican: A Biography of Robert A. Taft. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.
  • Phillips, Cabell, The Truman Presidency: The History of a Triumphant Succession. New York: Macmillan, 1966.
  • Whyte, William S. The Taft Story. New York: Harper and Row, 1954.
  • Yoder, Edwin M., Jr. Joe Alsop's Cold War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.