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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Pickering told Washington the documents showed that Randolph had divulged
state secrets to Fauchet and asked him for a bribe to tilt American foreign policy
toward France . He said they also showed that Randolph had secretly helped to ...
showed his opponent , Wendell Willkie , running stronger than expected . With
Adolf Hitler crushing Europe , FDR was worried about losing more than just an
election . The FBI and other intelligence services had told him things that made
I am sorry about the misunderstanding last night . I am extremely hurt over it .
Really ! I didn't know I was violating my agreement . " That evening , as Robert
had warned , James Meredith. * As they showed three weeks later against Nikita
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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