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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Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989 Michael R.
Beschloss. Adams claimed not to be shaken by the fizzling of his career : “ all my
life , " he had “ expected ” to end in failure . Convincing no one , he insisted that it
did not ...
As Adams insisted , he had indeed brought the American ship “ into a peaceable
and safe port , ” with “ its coffers full ” and “ all the world smiling in its face . ” He
would “ defend my missions to France as long as I have an eye to direct my hand
FDR insisted that behind the campaign rhetoric , there was no serious difference
between Willkie and himself on the war . Willkie ' s supposed isolationism was
merely “ a ploy that worked too well . ” Roosevelt praised the “ good speeches ...
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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