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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As President , Lincoln was touched when Clay's son sent him his father's famous
aromatic snuff box . The son implored Lincoln to embrace his father's old motto , “
I'd rather be right than President . ” Mary Todd Lincoln , daughter of a Lexington ...
Lincoln's reading of Weems : Speech in Trenton , N.J. , Feb. 21 , 1861 , in Basler ,
vol . 4 , pp . 235–36 , Wilson and Davis , pp . 41 , 125 . Weems quotations : Onuf
edition , p . 172 . Lincoln to Herndon on biographies : Wilson and Davis , p .
Raymond proposal to Lincoln and Lincoln's response : Henry Raymond to
Abraham Lincoln , Aug. 22 , 1864 , Abraham Lincoln Draft Letter to Henry
Raymond , Aug. 24 , 1864 , Lincoln Papers , Nicolay and Hay , Abraham Lincoln ,
vol . 9 , pp .
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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