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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He also realized that Congress would not go to war unless he revealed
Talleyrand ' s outrageous bribery demands . But such a revelation might provoke
the French to send Pinckney , Marshall and Gerry , still in Paris , to their deaths .
Thomas Hart Benton Papers , Library of Congress . Nicholas Biddle Papers ,
Library of Congress . John Boettiger Papers , Franklin D . Roosevelt Library .
British Foreign Office Archives , Public Record Office , Kew Gardens , Surrey , U .
John Randolph Papers , Library of Congress . Ronald Reagan Papers , Ronald
Reagan Library . Eleanor Roosevelt Papers , Franklin D . Roosevelt Library .
Franklin Roosevelt Papers , Franklin D . Roosevelt Library . Theodore Roosevelt
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