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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Nevertheless on Friday , March 28 , 1834 , Senators voted by 26 to 20 to censure
an American President . Jackson did not take it lying down . With Kendall ' s help ,
he issued an angry message of “ Protest . ” He found himself , “ without notice ...
The leaders had been planning a “ March on Washington ” for civil rights . * Now
they proposed to use the march to support Kennedy ' s bill . JFK asked them to
cancel it : “ We want success in the Congress , not a big show on the eral lawsuits
Unable to stop the March , Kennedy feared that demonstrators would “ piss on
the Washington Monument , ” harming his civil rights bill . He ordered the protest
moved from the Capitol grounds to the front of the Lincoln Memorial , where it ...
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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