Light shelfwear to edges of covers. No DJ. DJ flaps removed and glued to inside cover. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 279 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1963. ISBN: 0. In an age of strong presidents, it is surprising to learn that a quiet, scholarly gentleman from Arkansas is considered, not only by Walter Lippman but by countless others close to the Washington scene, to be one of the most influential men in our national government.