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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He was desperate to return to the national capital of Philadelphia , but the biblical
torrents had washed out roads and bridges . Adding to his frustration , his mail
had been cut off . Back inside , as the rains pelted his red shingle roof , spinning ...
... and gratitude no longer blinds the public mind . ” The New York Daily Gazette
published the old forged British claims that General Wash* About a million dollars
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Like the bloodstained hands of the guilty Macbeth , all ocean ' s waters will never
wash out ” Jackson ' s offenses . Then , realizing his cause was hopeless , Clay
muttered , “ Why do I waste my breath ? " In the bitter climate , worried that ...
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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