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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Just before the election , the New York Times reported that a sudden “ anti - war
psychology ” had brought Willkie “ within easy striking distance of victory . ” The
biologically competitive Roosevelt did not want to lose the Presidency . But he ...
That same month , the two Democratic Senators from New York and a pro -
Zionist ex - diplomat , James McDonald , came to complain about the report . His
back up , Truman told them that he thought it was “ marvelous . ” McDonald
New York : Harper , 1988 . Frantz , Douglas , and David McKean . Friends in High
Places : The Rise and Fall of Clark Clifford . Boston : Little , Brown , 1995 .
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