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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It is time ” : James McHenry to Robert Oliver , Apr . 12 , 1796 , James McHenry
Papers . “ Like a Highwayman ” : James Madison to Thomas Jefferson , Apr . 18 ,
1796 , Thomas Jefferson Papers . Hamilton ' s broadsides : Chernow , Hamilton ...
Must run the risk ” : John Adams to James Warren , Jan . 9 , 1787 . “ Preserve my
independence ” : John Adams to Abigail Adams , Dec . 3 , 1778 . “ Scheming for
Power ” : Butterfield , Diary of John Adams , vol . 1 , p . 337 . “ Clear as a crystal ...
250 – 51 , James , p . 606 . “ Ignorant , passionate , hypocritical ” : Henry Clay to
Francis T . Brooke , Aug . 2 , 1833 , Clay Papers , Remini , Clay , pp . 410 , 438 .
Chapter Twelve : WHO WOULD HAVE HAD THE COURAGE ? “ Counts on ” and
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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