Presidential and First Lady Facts: Reference Sources


Presidential and First Lady Facts: Reference Sources

Compiled by Geri Zabela Eddins

Presidential Facts Reference Sources

Books

Adams, Simon. The Presidents of the United States. Princeton, NJ: Two-Can Publishing, 2001.

Adler, Bill. Presidential Wit from Washington to Johnson. New York: Trident Press, 1966.

Barber, James, and Amy Pastan. Smithsonian Presidents and First Ladies. New York: DK Publishing, 2002.

Boller, Paul F., Jr. Presidential Anecdotes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Brallier, Jess, and Sally Chabert. Presidential Wit and Wisdom, Maxims, Mottoes, Sound Bites, Speeches, and Asides—Memorable Quotes from America’s Presidents. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.

Durant, John and Alice. Pictorial History of American Presidents. New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1955.

Grace, Catherine O’Neill. The White House: An Illustrated History. New York: Scholastic, 2003.

Grun, Bernard. The Timetables of History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

—. The Timetables of History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Hughes, Libby. George W. Bush, From Texas to the White House. New York: Franklin Watts, 2003.

Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr., Philip B. III, and Peter W. The American President: The Human Drama of Our Nation’s Highest Office. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.

Pastan, Amy. First Ladies. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2001.

Volume Library. Nashville: Southwestern, 1998.

Whitcomb, John and Claire. Real Life at the White House: 200 Years of Daily Life at America’s Most Famous Residence. New York: Routledge, 2000.

De Medeiros, Michael. Remarkable People: Barack Obama. New York: Weigl Publishers, 2009.

 

Internet

“American President. An Online Reference Resource.” 20 March through 18 January 2013.
http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident

“Aristide No Stranger to Struggle.” Cable News Network. 7 July 2008.
www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/02/16/haiti.aristide.ap/index.html

“Birth of Democracy Oct. 20, 2000.” 7 July 2008.
www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/july-dec00/yugo.html

“Brief Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.” 18 January 2013.
http://banking.senate.gov/public/_files/070110_Dodd_Frank_Wall_Street_Reform_comprehensive_summary_Final.pdf

“Bush Job Approval at 28%, Lowest of His Administration.” 19 June 2008.
www.gallup.com/poll/106426/Bush-Job-Approval-28-Lowest-Administration.aspx

“The Carter Center.” 10 through 20 June 2008.
www.cartercenter.org/homepage.html

“Fact Sheet: Progress in the War on Terror.” 19 June 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2004/07/20040721-9.html

“Fact Sheet: Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions.” 23 June 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/05/20020524-23.html

“First Ladies’ Gallery.” 25 February through 11 July 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/history

“Just For Fun: Presidential Trivia.” 16 May 2008.
www.nps.gov/pub_aff/pres/trivia.htm

“NATO 1949.” 7 July 2008.
www.nato.int/docu/update/45-49/1949e.htm

“New Perspectives on the West: Theodore Roosevelt.” 1 through 20 June 2008.
www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/i_r/roosevelt.htm

“Nixon Doctrine and Vietnamization.” 7 July 2008.
www.army.mil/-news/2007/07/22/3867-nixon-doctrine-and-vietnamization/

“The Nobel Peace Prize 2002.” 18 June 2008.
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2002/press.html

“Office and Compensation of the President.” 27 August 2008.
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/3/ch2.html

“Operation Active Endeavor.” 23 June 2008.
www.afsouth.nato.int/JFCN_Operations/ActiveEndeavour/Endeavour.htm

“Presidents of the United States.” 25 February through 20 June 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/history   

“Ronald Reagan.” Grolier Online Encyclopedia. 18 June 2008.
http://ap.grolier.com/article?assetid=0243360-0&templatename=/article/article.html

“September 11, 2001: Basic Facts.” 19 June 2008.
www.state.gov/coalition/cr/fs/12701.htm

“Shanghai Communiqué Issued (Feb 27, 1972).” 7 July 2008.
www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/china/peopleevents/pande08.html

“Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).” Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 7 July 2008.
www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/556523/Southeast-Asia-Treaty-Organization#tab=active~checked%2Citems~checked&title=Southeast%20Asia%20Treaty%20Organization%20--%20Britannica%20Online%20Encyclopedia

“Theodore Roosevelt: The Nobel Peace Prize 1906.” 1 through 20 June 2008.
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1906/roosevelt-bio.html

“Timeline highlights key events of 2009 .” 18 January 2013.
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/12/16/year.timeline/index.html

“Vice President of the United States (President of the Senate).” 18 March through 7 July 2008.
www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Vice_President.htm#3

“The White House: Presidential News and Speeches.” 1-24 June 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/news/

“The White House Historical Association: Timelines—Technology.” 18 August 2008.
www.whitehousehistory.org/05/subs/images_print/05_d.pdf

“Woodrow Wilson: The Nobel Peace Prize 1919.” 1 through 20 June 2008.
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1919/wilson-bio.html

“World History Timeline—2007.” 24 June 2008.
www.history.com/wt.do

“Year in Review 2005 Timeline.” 24 June 2008.
www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2005/yir/timeline/

“Year in Review 2006 Timeline.” 24 June 2008.
www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2006/yir/timeline/

“American Recovery and Reinvestment.” 16 January 2009.
http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/american_recovery_and_reinvestment/

“Barack Obama: Meet the Candidate.” 14 January 2009.
<www.barackobama.com/learn/meet_barack.php>

“Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Situation Summary.” 14 January 2009.
www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm

“Clinton gives sneak peek at Obama plans.” 14 January 2009.
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/01/14/2465944.htm

“Illinois House votes to impeach governor Rod Blagojevich.” 14 January 2009.
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jan/09/rod-blagojevich-usa


First Lady Facts Reference Sources

Books

Barber, James, and Amy Pastan. Smithsonian Presidents and First Ladies. New York: DK Publishing, 2002.

Bausum, Ann. Our Country’s First Ladies. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2007.

Grace, Catherine O’Neill. The White House: An Illustrated History. New York: Scholastic, 2003.

Harris, Bill. The First Ladies Fact Book. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2005.

Pastan, Amy. First Ladies. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2001.

Whitcomb, John and Claire. Real Life at the White House: 200 Years of Daily Life at America’s Most Famous Residence. New York: Routledge, 2000.

 

Internet

“Biographies: First Ladies of the United States.” 4 August 2008.
www.firstladies.org/biographies/

“First Ladies’ Gallery.” 25 February through 11 July 2008.
www.whitehouse.gov/history

“Martha Jefferson Randolph.” 4 August 2008.
http://explorer.monticello.org/text/index.php?id=3&type=7

“The White House Historical Association: Timelines—Technology.” 18 August 2008.
<www.whitehousehistory.org/05/subs/images_print/05_d.pdf>

“Meet Michelle.” 16 January 2009. 
www.barackobama.com/learn/meet_michelle.php

“Unprecedented challenges await Barack Obama.” 14 January 2009. www.necn.com/Boston/Politics/2009/01/01/Unprecedented-challenges-await/1230850305.html