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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As Caldicott recalled , by the end of their long meeting , she “ staggered out of the
White House literally hardly able to walk , it was so frightening . " * Reagan told
his diary that Caldicott " seems like a nice , caring person but is all steamed up ...
At the height of Iran - Contra , they did not wish to advertise a meeting with the
architect of the Watergate cover - up . Swallowing his pride , Nixon advised
Reagan on how to deal with Gorbachev , and found him “ somewhat fuzzy . . . far
When the two leaders met that afternoon , so many aides wished to be present
that Shultz ordered the meeting moved from the Oval Office to the Cabinet Room .
The President ' s newest National Security Adviser , General Colin Powell , knew
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