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The People Behind the Power: Presidential Advisors


Abstract This honors project was born out of a desire to understand individuals who abandoned political glory in favor of serving other leaders. I wanted to study and know who can go head-to-head with \u2014 and command the respect of \u2014 the U.S. President on a daily basis. I limited my search to friends of the presidents who held powerful positions: I identified Harry Hopkins, Robert McNamara, and Condoleezza Rice. This thesis is broken into the following sections. To begin, we follow each official in their rise to prominence and discover how they captured the attention of their respective presidents. Next, we delve into their relationships with the Oval Office -- what is similar or different about each of their connections with the presidents.... (more)
Created Date 2017-05
Contributor Anhoury, Mitchell Alden (Author) / Mokwa, Michael (Thesis Director) / Eaton, John (Committee Member) / Department of Management and Entrepreneurship / School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Leadership / Friendship / Presidents / Followership / Advisors
Series Academic Year 2016-2017
Type Text
Extent 65 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
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