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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The chamber was silent but for the weeping of both Republicans and Federalists
. A Supreme ... Adams felt the only dry eyes in the House belonged to the
Republican “ Jack Asses ” who had made Ames ' s speech necessary . Fearing
... FDR drove most of his Oyster Bay cousins wild by putting two T . R .
Republicans in his Cabinet — ex - Secretary of State ... Stimson for the War
Department , and Frank Knox , the 1936 Republican Vice Presidential nominee ,
for the Navy .
Acidly FDR speculated that Republicans might bribe George Gallup with a " good
round sum ” to “ do the greatest harm to the ... Roosevelt assured Rayburn and
McCormack that “ crooked ” Republican pollsters would claim that Willkie was ...
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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