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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But soon after Old Hickory ' s first election as President , Lincoln ' s cousin was
startled when Abe “ turned Whig . ” For Lincoln , Whigs like John Quincy Adams
and Henry Clay embodied the rational intellect , Jackson the “ burning appetites ”
Before turning to the Army , T . R . persuaded John Mitchell to back an arbitration
board , whose rulings would be enforced by the President . Then he turned to J .
P . Morgan , still fending off the Northern Securities suit . Morgan ' s holdings ...
After his nervous moment sitting at his mother ' s mahogany dining table , the
political trends turned against Willkie . FDR had the doors flung open , and
jubilant friends and family flowed in with congratulations . Although victory was in
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