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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He wrote that after two thousand years , the Jews were “ a nation apart from
nations . . . persecuted for their religion , ” still “ waiting for a leader ” to gather
their “ scattered people . ” * As an adult , Truman privately used antiSemitic slurs
But the Jews have no place to go . ” When the Big Three met at Potsdam in the
summer of 1945 , Truman asked the British to let Jewish Holocaust survivors into
Palestine , but he refused to pledge U . S . military force to protect them against ...
Truman erupted : “ You cannot satisfy the Jews anyway . . . . They are not
interested in the United States . They are interested in Palestine and the Jews . . .
. The Jews aren ' t going to write the history of the United States — or my history !
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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