CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title!
“This book adds broadly to the dynamics of presidential
leadership in Congress and makes a real contribution to
the literature on presidential influence in Congress.”
–Lance T. LeLoup, Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Washington State University
“Do you want to know how Washington really works?
Read Frisch and Kelly’s Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars.
They bring to life the events surrounding a critical turning
point in the Carter Presidency. This is required reading for
anyone interested in presidential leadership in Congress.”
–Representative Butler Derrick (D-South Carolina, retired)
“Frisch and Kelly not only tell a great story, but also systematically
analyze the effect of Carter administration efforts
to lobby members of Congress. The result is an important
study of presidential influence in Congress.”
–John Anthony Maltese, Albert Berry Saye Professor of Political Science, University of Georgia