Rutherford B. Hayes

The American Presidents Series: The 19th President, 1877-1881

The American Presidents

Hans Trefousse; Arthur M. Schelsinger, Jr, Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

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The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events to sharp focus.

Historian Hans L. Trefousse explores Haye's new relevance and reconsiders what many have seen as the pitfalls of his presidency. A great intellectual and one of our best-educated presidents, Hayes did much in the way of healing the nation and elevating the presidency.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Hans L. Trefousse's biography Rutherford B. Hayes, part of The American Presidents Series. Hayes was a leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of 2000. The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events into sharp focus.

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Hans Trefousse; Arthur M. Schelsinger, Jr, Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

Hans L. Trefousse, distinguished professor of history emeritus at Brooklyn College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is a specialist in the historyof the Civik War and Reconstruction. He is the author of biograohies of leading figures of the period.

Series editor, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., is the preeminent political historian of our time. For more than half a century, he has been a cornerstone figure in the intellectual life of the nation and a fixture on the political scene. He has won two Pulitzer prizes for The Age of Jackson (1946) and A Thousand Days (1966), and in 1988 received the National Humanities Medal. He published the first volume of his autobiography, A Life in the Twentieth Century, in 2000.

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Hans Trefousse
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Rutherford B. Hayes
The American Presidents Series: The 19th President, 1877-1881
Hans Trefousse; Arthur M. Schelsinger, Jr, Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2003
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593970055
ISBN10: 1593970056
Audio Run Time: 6:00
$12.99

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Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
November 2002
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805069082
ISBN10: 0805069089
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 192 pages
$25.00

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Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
May 2014
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ISBN: 9781466871786
ISBN10: 1466871784
192 pages
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