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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The United Nations had resolved to divide the region into one Jewish state and
one Arab state , with ancient , holy Jerusalem as an international city . Despite
the U . N . plan , five Arab armies were ready to kill the fledgling Jewish state .
Clifford noted that Truman was trying to stop the Soviet Union from conquering
the world . A democratic Jewish state would be a reliable American friend in the “
unstable Middle East . ” Marshall could not contain himself : “ Mr . President , I
For two years in Independence , a Jewish family called the Viners lived next door
to Truman ' s family . As Sarah Viner much later recalled , her brother Abe was “
very close friends ” with the future President : “ Harry was always over at our ...
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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