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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From the trio's few cryptic messages , the new Secretary of State , John Marshall ,
told Adams that France seemed to be stalling until the more congenial Jefferson
could be elected President . Morose , Adams replied that if the mission failed ...
In the Oval Office , they told Truman , “ We came here once in our lives not asking
you for something . Just to say , “ Thank you and God bless you . ' The President's
friends knew that George Marshall was staunchly opposed to a Jewish state .
Burke Marshall noted that segregationists like Alabama's Governor , George
Wallace , were hoping that his brokered peace between King and local
businessmen would “ blow up . ” If that happened , black anger “ and I think not
only in ...
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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