Problems of an Heir Apparent Presidency: Harry Truman and George H.W. Bush
Political Science Department
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Truman and Bush faced problems common to presidents who succeed a historically significant predecessor of their own political party. This paper will reveal why Truman was more successful than Bush at meeting those challenges.
Zinman, Donald, "Problems of an Heir Apparent Presidency: Harry Truman and George H.W. Bush" (2013). Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants. 997.