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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many diplomats , Fauchet may have exaggerated for the home office his
craftiness in squeezing secrets out of the Secretary of State . While talking to
Fauchet , trying to build a relationship , the clumsy Randolph may have also
exaggerated his ...
With Hamilton's “ secret aid , ” the Secretary of State had “ obstructed ” the peace
mission and “ embarrassed me to the utmost of his power . ” But Pickering flatly
refused to quit . He condescendingly wrote the President that Adams could not ...
As Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy , Franklin Roosevelt had been even
more interventionist than his boss . Thus as Europe sank into another great war ,
being carefully watched for signs that he was secretly plotting to plunge the ...
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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