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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Raymond proposal to Lincoln and Lincoln ' s response : Henry Raymond to
Abraham Lincoln , Aug . 22 , 1864 , Abraham Lincoln Draft Letter to Henry
Raymond , Aug . 24 , 1864 , Lincoln Papers , Nicolay and Hay , Abraham Lincoln
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Theodore ' s vanity ” : Letters of Henry Adams , vol . 5 , p . 376 . “ Blind - drunk ”
and “ naughty boy ” : Strouse , p . 443 . “ Theodore absorbed ” and “ scuttle
gracefully ” : Henry Adams to Elizabeth Cameron , Jan . 12 , 1902 , Letters of
25 , 1904 , Theodore Roosevelt Papers . " In the last hours ” : Henry Cabot Lodge
to Theodore Roosevelt , Nov . 3 , 1904 , Theodore Roosevelt Papers . “
Everybody thinks you are ” : Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt , Sept .
29 , 1903 ...
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