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By Charles O. Jones

Examines the careers of 4 presidents and explores the ways that the political process is altering their position.

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2, 195183d (D)1954YesDec. 2, 1954b91st (D)1970NoJan. 2, 197193d (D)1974NoDec. 20, 197496th (D)1980SenateDec. 16, 198097th (split)1982NoDec. 23, 1982103d (D)1994YesDec. 1, 1994 SOURCE: Compiled by the author. a. Following ratification of the Twentieth Amendment in 1933. b. Senate only. three-fourths of the states, to be in effect for the next session of Congress and the inauguration of the president in 1937. 12 The ratification of the Twentieth Amendment, however, did not eliminate lame-duck or transitional government.

Characteristics of Regenerated Presidencies, 18961992 15 1-4. Characteristics of Received Presidencies, 18961992 15 4-1. Transition Period Press Conferences and Appearances of Presidents-Elect Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton 113 Page xv Figures 4-1. Sequence of Presidential Appointments by Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton 94 4-2. Sequence of Cabinet Secretary Appointments by Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton 97 To Annabel Sage Jones and Phoebe Rose Hanauer Jones Page 1 1 Transitions and Democracy PERSONS become presidents.

Sequence of Presidential Appointments by Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton 94 4-2. Sequence of Cabinet Secretary Appointments by Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton 97 To Annabel Sage Jones and Phoebe Rose Hanauer Jones Page 1 1 Transitions and Democracy PERSONS become presidents. C. Persons as presidents differ from one another in most critical characteristicsexperience, style, temperament, intelligence, and savvy. Yet they enter an office (literally and figuratively) that symbolizes stability and continuity.

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