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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Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989 Michael R.
Beschloss. ing , June 1 , 1963 . “ Any more about Capitol Hill ” : Caro , p . 1036 .
University of Alabama confrontation : Evan Thomas , pp . 246 – 48 , McWhorter ,
JFK on civil rights as economic : Martin Luther King , Jr . , oral history , Kennedy
Library . “ Rarely as dramatic " : Yale Commencement address , June 11 , 1962 ,
John F . Kennedy Papers . “ Sharpest defeat ” : New York Times , June 13 , 1963 .
1 , 1984 , May 20 , June 6 , Sept . 23 , 1986 , and Oct . 5 , 1987 , Ronald Reagan
to Suzanne Massie , Feb . 15 , 1984 , Reagan Papers , Author ' s interview with
Suzanne Massie , 2003 , Suzanne Massie for CNN , Cold War , 1998 , Atlantic ...
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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