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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In July 1946 , the emotional Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver , an Ohio Republican who
thought American Jews were too dependent on the Democrats , bellowed at
Truman about the Anglo - American committee report , pounding on his desk .
Deep in thought , Truman drummed his desktop , then swiveled in his chair to
gaze at ... 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 ...
The “ stunned ” President later told Kuhn , “ Nobody's ever told me they thought I
was a bad actor . ” As they neared the poolhouse , Reagan insisted to Gorbachev
that people thought some of his movies were “ good . ” Gorbachev replied that ...
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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