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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That evening , Bob Lovett had Clifford in for a drink at his Washington home : “
The General ' s wrought up over the issue . Perhaps he responded with too much
agitation . ” “ The President is not going to give an inch , ” replied Clifford . Moving
The life of Clark Clifford , who had bested Henderson in the battle for Truman ' s
mind , careened toward a more dramatic finale . Disappointed that Truman would
not make him Attorney General , Clifford quit government to become an elegant ...
Does not want to recognize " : Clifford , pp . 5 – 6 . “ Well , that was rough ” and
Clifford - Lovett negotiations : Clifford , pp . 15 – 21 , Richard Holbrooke interview
with Clark Clifford , 1988 , Truman Library . Expectation of name “ Judea ...
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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