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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Papers . “ I have asked very little ” : Eddie Jacobson to Harry Truman , Feb . 21 ,
1948 , Truman Papers . “ Badgering " : Merkley , p . 173 . “ Not solvable ” : Harry
Truman to Eddie Jacobson , Feb . 27 , 1948 , Truman Papers . Jacobson meeting
SOURCES Manuscripts and Recordings John and Abigail Adams Papers ,
Massachusetts Historical Society . John Quincy Adams Papers , Massachusetts
Historical Society . Eben Ayers Diary , Harry S . Truman Library . Thomas Hart
Timothy Pickering Papers , Massachusetts Historical Society . John Randolph
Papers , Library of Congress . Ronald Reagan Papers , Ronald Reagan Library .
Eleanor Roosevelt Papers , Franklin D . Roosevelt Library . Franklin Roosevelt ...
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