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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With George Hammond sailing back to London in mid - August , the President felt
he had to give the British his verdict on the treaty . Edmund Randolph had offered
to “ run down ” to Mount Vernon and provide his counsel . But with his sense of ...
But by now , the President felt that compromise equaled surrender . Without
warning , Biddle had forced him into this struggle . If some part of the “ hydra -
headed monster ” were left intact , the whole reptile would grow back to menace
T.R.'s sister Corinne felt that for Theodore , this was not just an election , but a test
of his personal “ merit . " Before he began campaigning that fall , the President
had told Cabot Lodge he felt inexplicably depressed . The Massachusetts ...
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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