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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Adams once even called the General “ Old Muttonhead . ” Starting his Presidency
, Adams faced two heavy burdens left by Washington . First was his Cabinet , all
appointed by the General . Adams feared that firing any of them would “ turn the ...
After driving to a Hyde Park crest they called “ Our Hill , ” Daisy cut out a poem
called " Eros " and pasted it into her journal . The other was Lucy Mercer
Rutherfurd , now married to an elderly squire . Despite his pledge to Eleanor
never to see ...
In his diary years later , Truman acidly called Roosevelt “ the man who thought
Stark was tops . ” As President , he still resented FDR for looking down on him as
a Pendergast stooge . Truman noted that it had never occurred to Roosevelt 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