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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She simply hoped the proceeds would buy her family a new house . Fulminating
that Jay's Treaty had “ made its public entry into the Gazettes , ” Washington knew
that Bache's attacks were just the start of a national onslaught . At midnight of ...
The Confederate president , Jefferson Davis , hoped that Early's raid would spur
Northern voters to oust the militant Lincoln * in favor of a more pliable adversary .
Told. * And the last , until terrorists flew a plane into the Pentagon on September
Long feared that with access to Kent's documents , Hitler would do what Kent had
only hoped . If the evidence of AngloAmerican collaboration were published at
the height of a close Presidential campaign , it might help depose FDR in favor of
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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