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Gary Dean Best

Gary Dean Best was a Professor of History at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He received his PhD from the University of Hawaii in 1973, lectured at Sophia University in Tokyo, 1973-1974 and was a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, 1974-1975. Best held a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship in 1982-1983 and was awarded research grants by the Hoover Presidential Library Association and the Hoover Institution of War, Peace and Revolution. In addition to his books on Hoover's post-presidency, Best is the author of The Politics of American Individualism: Herbert Hoover in Transition, 1918-1921 (1975); Pride, Prejudice, and Politics, 1933-1938 (1990); and The Critical Press and the New Deal: The Press Versus Presidential Power, 1933-1938 (1993).


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Gary Dean Best

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