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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Roosevelt told friends he wished to be elected President in his own right more
than " anything tangible . ” But Hanna and “ the whole Wall Street crowd ” were
against him : “ The big New York and Chicago capitalists and both the criminal
The State Department's order also revoked passports held by any Americans
who wished to join “ armed forces not under the United States government , ”
which was intended to stop the growing number of American Jews who wished to
When the two leaders met that afternoon , so many aides wished to be present
that Shultz ordered the meeting moved from the Oval Office to the Cabinet Room .
The President's newest National Security Adviser , General Colin Powell , knew ...
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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