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. By 1787 , Randolph was Governor of Virginia . When the
Constitutional Convention was called for Philadelphia , he helped persuade
Washington to attend .
should call on no one — to take some papers over to Randolph ' s house . On
Tuesday , August 18 , Washington put his elegant signature on Jay ' s Treaty and
had Randolph send it to Minister Hammond . The next morning , he summoned ...
Randolph complaint of poverty : Flexner , Washington , p . 226 . Chapter Three :
THE DAMNEDEST LIAR Cabinet meeting , Aug . 12 , 1795 : Flexner ,
Washington , pp . 231 – 32 , Elkins and McKitrick , p . 425 , Richard Norton Smith
, Patriarch ...
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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