The President's First Year: None Were Prepared, Some Never Learned-Why the Only School for Presidents is the Presidency

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Douglas Alan Cohn

Narrated By: William Hughes

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2016

Duration: 9 hours 1 minutes


A fascinating new angle on presidential history, assessing the performances of all forty-four presidents in their freshman year of the toughest job in the world

Grouped by the issues the new presidents confronted in their first year in office, The President's First Year takes listeners into the history, thought processes, and results on a case-by-case basis, including how the presidents' subsequent actions prove that they learned-or didn't learn-from their mistakes. From George Washington to Barack Obama, The President's First Year details the challenging first twelve months of all our presidents' tenures.