Nebraska Authors

Richard H. Hansen

Born 1929 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1991-01-07
Lincoln, NE (USA)

His 1962 book The Year We Had No President explored situations when U.S. Presidents were too ill to carry out their duties. Hansen was a member of the American Bar Association committee that wrote the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (in effect since 1967), which made provisions for the Vice President to take over in such situations.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Political Science; Law; Constitutional Law



Places Worked

State Department of Environmental Control
Political Science Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


The Year We Had No President. 1962.
Presidents Are People. 1966.

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