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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Instead it gave him the moral certainty to make bold decisions . He once told a
Bible study group , “ It is a good and necessary thing to be intelligent . It is a better
thing to be straight and decent and fearless . " For Roosevelt , a good Christian ...
thing they knew . ... belief in the glory and power of Presidential leadership ,
which he shared with a nighttime throng in Cleveland at the end of the 1940
campaign : There is a great storm raging now . . . that makes things harder for the
... more than perhaps two – maybe three Southern states in 1964 . ” Kennedy
could be almost rude when a critic struck a nerve . He thus told Zitter , “
Everybody up in New Jersey may be upset by one thing or another that we haven
' t done .
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