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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While Senators mopped their brows from the heat , Webster warned that the “
despotic ” President was launching " experiments ” that were “ fearful and
appalling . " Unless Congress overturned Jackson ' s veto , there would be “ a
warned Roosevelt ' s aides that such secret negotiations might subject FDR to
charges that he was “ deceiving the U . S . people ” by concealing his dealings
with Britain . The Ambassador was happy to suggest he might soon make such ...
By the spring of 1983 , KGB stations around the world were warned that the
American danger was “ urgent . ” The Kremlin was not only nervous about the
border flights and SDI . The U . S . had escalated covert action against Soviet
power on ...
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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