The Death Of A President · The Staircase

Plus: A Watts case adaptation

William Manchester’s The Death of a President was out of publication when I first reviewed it on The Blotter on August 31, 2012. It’s since returned to print (but can also be found for less at used bookstores, especially those in New England). Here are 11 things I learned from it:

  • The President is supposed to stand still during "Hail to the Chief," and/o…

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