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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The self - possessed , discreet young aide with the “ peach - blossom face ” had
been a Springfield law clerk before joining Lincoln , whom he came to honor as a
“ backwoods Jupiter . ” Upstairs in the Mansion , Hay slept across the hall from ...
364 . Chapter Fifteen : A WELL - MEANING BABOON “ McClellan is dear to them
” : Francis Blair to Abraham Lincoln , Dec. 18 , 1862 , Lincoln Papers , Sears ,
Young Napoleon , p . 351. McClellan's background : Sears , Young Napoleon ,
Prejudice in favor of my own race ” : Sears , Young Napoleon , p . 116 . “ Best
people ” and wealthy Democrats ' support of McClellan and “ the people's eyes ” :
George McClellan to William Aspinwall , July 19 , 1862 , in Sears , Civil War ...
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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