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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peace mission , Pickering wrote the old General , “ Confidence in the President is
lost . . . . The honor of the country is prostrated in the dust — God grant that its
safety may not be in jeopardy . ” Pickering informed Washington that Adams ' s ...
As Vice President , Adams had watched George Washington walk through fire to
enact Jay ' s Treaty and grant his country an essential peace with England .
Always measuring himself against the Hero , Adams dared hope that future
Early ' s raid on Washington increased Northern pressure on Lincoln to make
peace with Jefferson Davis , abolition or not . The bombastic New York Tribune
editor Horace Greeley published an open letter to the President : “ Our bleeding ...
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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