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Can George W. Bush’s Attempts to Shape His Legacy Be Effective?

Poster Session VI - Board: VI- 027
Friday, May 28, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall

Rahkeem J. Wright
St. Bonaventure University

Michael J. Post
St. Bonaventure University

Robin M. Valeri
St. Bonaventure University

Phillip Payne
St. Bonaventure University

George W. Bush, attempting to shape his legacy, compared himself to Harry Truman. This research examines his possibility for success. Participants who read an article comparing Bush to Truman were more likely to select Truman as one of three presidents most similar to Bush than participants who read about Truman.

Subject Area: Personality/Social
Keywords: Attitude/Attitude Change

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