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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By Joe Senior ' s later account , the President suggested that if the Ambassador
stayed on his reservation in 1940 , he would back young Joe for Governor of
Massachusetts in 1942 . He also dangled the prospect of a new prestigious job
He later good - naturedly needled Jacobson : “ Here ' s a man you hardly ever
thought of , and he became your hero , all of a sudden . . . . How could you talk
about Weizmann . . . as your greatest hero , in front of the man who should have ...
231 - 32 . “ Right and wrong " : Robert Jackson , p . 74 . “ If you are a good
Attorney General ” : Arthur Schlesinger , Jr . , Coming of the New Deal , p . 538 .
Jackson ' s second thoughts and later Presidential use of Jackson ' s ruling :
Gentry , p .
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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