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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When Truman retired in 1953 , Eddie wanted to be escort for the ex - President ' s
first visit to the nation whose birth they had both midwived : “ I sincerely hope my
dream comes true . ” But in 1955 , Eddie died of a massive heart attack .
I have asked very little ” : Eddie Jacobson to Harry Truman , Feb . 21 , 1948 ,
Truman Papers . “ Badgering " : Merkley , p . 173 . “ Not solvable ” : Harry Truman
to Eddie Jacobson , Feb . 27 , 1948 , Truman Papers . Jacobson meeting with ...
man : Eddie Jacobson to A . J . Granoff , May 16 , 1948 , Eddie Jacobson to Josef
Cohn , Mar . 27 , 1952 , Jacobson Papers . “ Beside the stars and stripes ” and “ I
stood ” : Eddie Jacobson to Josef Cohn , Mar . 27 , 1952 , Jacobson Papers ...
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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