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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Claude Pepper , Oct . 20 , 1947 , Truman Papers . “ Everything that came up ” :
Weber , p . 320 . “ Little blue - eyed ” and “ the most beautiful ” : Margaret Truman
, Harry S . Truman , p . 10 . “ Dirt farmers ” : Whitcomb and Whitcomb , p . 327 .
garet Truman , Where the Buck Stops , p . 14 . “ Don ' t ever be an Alice ” : Harry
Truman to Margaret Truman , Apr . 22 , 1950 , Truman Papers . “ One of the
greatest ” : Merle Miller , p . 187 , Margaret Truman , Where the Buck Stops , pp .
This morning I find ” : Harry Truman Diary , Mar . 20 , 1948 , Truman Papers . “
How could this have happened ? " : Cohen , p . 193 . “ Never do that to me ” and
Clifford ' s response : Clark Clifford oral history and Richard Holbrooke interviews
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