The American President by Kathryn Moore

The American President by Kathryn Moore

Home About Kathy Books by Articles by Reviews on Kathy's favorite co-author
Articles by
Kathryn Moore

Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis
History News
Network - 4/03


The Myth of Tom and Sally
The Washington Times - 1/8/99


Half a Million Purple Hearts
American Heritage - Dec/Jan 2001



Other books by
Kathryn Moore

Dear Harry...
Truman's Mailroom, 1945-1953



(Chapter "Half a Million Purple Hearts")


Books on the Presidents by Kathryn Moore and her friends and colleagues

Kathy's favorite co-author . . .
                                     and husband

D. M. Giangreco, served as an editor at Military Review, US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, for 20 years.  Giangreco has lectured widely on national security matters.  An award-winning author of nine books on military and sociopolitical subjects, he has also written extensively for various national and international publications and news agencies.  Giangreco was awarded the Society for Military History's 1998 Moncado Prize for his article "Casualty Projections for the US Invasions of Japan, 1945-1946: Planning and Policy Implications."  Giangreco also won the Gerard Gilbert Award (1988 France and Colonies Philatelic Society) for his book Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Posts, and his article "The Truth About Kamikazes," was the principal nomination of US Naval Institute, Annapolis, for the Association of Naval Aviation’s award for Best Article of 1997 on Naval Aviation.  Giangreco's work has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Russian (pirated), Japanese, and Chinese.  His most recent books are, Dear Harry on the correspondence of "Everyday Americans" with the Truman White House (2000), Artillery in Korea: Massing Fires and Reinventing the Wheel (2003), Eyewitness D-Day (2004), and Eyewitness Vietnam (2006).  His Eyewitness Pacific Theater (Barnes & Noble Books) was released in 2008, and both Hell to Pay (US Naval Institute Press) and The Soldier From Independence (Zenith) in 2009."

A list of his books can be viewed
here, and "The Planned Invasion of Japan: Bibliography of works by D. M. Giangreco" here.


The American President is a ready reference that any teacher of American history or American government will find useful to have. The layout provides quick access to key facts, e.g, members of a president's cabinet, personal data, inaugural addresses, plus both U.S. and world timelines. Each chapter provides a quick refresher before a lecture on a topic relevant to a particular president.
The American President is a very useful, one-volume encyclopedia. It contains a comprehensive index and has the added advantage of even being cheaper than even the average trade paperback book.
The American President is a fact-filled, easy-to-navigate reference well suited for library use. It should be in all school libraries ranging from middle and high school to college and university collections.
Harry S. Truman:
of Hiroshima

Monthly Features:
September -- It’s “Back to School” time.  Discover what kind of students our presidents were in their early days.
October-- Celebrate the birthday of Theodore Roosevelt who was of one of our nation’s most gregarious leaders.  He truly had a “bully time“ as president.
November -- Last years election was historic in many ways.  Take a look back at other presidential elections that were anything but usual.
December -- Over the years, the White House has become not only the presidential home but the site of numerous traditions, not the least of which is Christmas.  See how first families have celebrated this holiday in this most special home.
January -- Begin the start of a new year by learning how different presidents made their own historic "firsts."
February -- "Love is in the air" when three of our presidents become bridegrooms.  See how Cupid's arrow struck Presidents Tyler, Cleveland, and Wilson, who found time to woo and wed their brides while also running the country.

March -- In honor of Women's History month, learn more about our first triumverate of First Ladies--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.

April -- Spring is here.  Discover what pasttimes have been favored by our chief executives.

May -- “Give ‘Em Hell, Harry!” became his campaign slogan, and it aptly fit the man from Independence, Missouri.  Learn more about Harry Truman, and how he came to be one of the twentieth century’s key presidents.


Home | About Kathy | Books By | Articles By | Reviews On

One Stop Computer Shop - Lee's Summit MO