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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to have rallies ” and “ uncontrollable ” : John F . Kennedy Recording , May 13 ,
1963 , Kennedy Library . “ Stand in the schoolhouse ” : Dan Carter , 133 . “ In the
hands of the President ” : Crisis . George Thomas and JFK : Krock , p . 365 ,
We are confronted primarily ” : Television address , June 11 , 1963 , John F .
Kennedy Papers . Response to civil rights speech : Maria Cole to John F .
Kennedy , June 17 , 1963 , Mahalia Jackson , Tony Randall , and Paul Davis to
John F ...
In love with death ” : Robert Kennedy oral history , Kennedy Library . JFK judicial
appointments : Bryant , pp . ... Rarely as dramatic " : Yale Commencement
address , June 11 , 1962 , John F . Kennedy Papers . “ Sharpest defeat ” : New
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