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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Hanna used their dinner to send the new President a warning . As Eastern towns
rolled past the train ' s windows , he unwrapped an expensive Cuban cigar and
advised “ Theodore ” not to seek another term as President in 1904 . An Ohio ...
McKinley won in a landslide , but Hanna had paid a heavy toll to be his handler .
In political cartoons , he was “ Dollar Mark , ” McKinley ' s fat , greedy ventriloquist
, covered with dollar signs . Less hard - boiled than he appeared , Hanna wept ...
Hanna cabled Roosevelt that he must decline : “ When you know all the facts , I
am sure you will approve my course . ” The President wired back that Hanna ' s
silence would be interpreted as opposition . Put on the spot , just as Roosevelt ...
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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