Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989
Thorndike Press, 2007 - 804 pages
Documents crucial historical moments in each of the first forty presidencies during which the future of the United States has been dramatically affected by a bold executive decision, and offers insight into the factors that influenced the choices made byeach president.
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After fighting the Germans in France , the two friends opened a men ' s store in
Kansas City , with Harry as salesman - bookkeeper , Eddie as buyer , and many
old Battery D pals as customers . “ Those were happy years , ” recalled Jacobson
That May , angry black men in Birmingham , Alabama — the “ most segregated
city in the United States ” — smashed cars and torched buildings , shouting , “ Let
the whole fucking city burn ! ” In the Oval Office , with the President ' s hidden ...
interview with Elinor Jacobson , 2004 , Truman Library . “ At long last ” and “ my
great and irreplaceable ” : Harry Truman to A . J . Granoff , May 7 , 1965 , Truman
Papers , Kansas City Star , May 23 , 1965 . “ Now remind me ” : Jerusalem Post ...
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My review is for the abridged audiobook version read by the author. The author presents engaging profiles of nine American Presidents who persevered despite stiff opposition from either domestic or ... Read full review