Presidential Leadership

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-02-01
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books

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A contributor to US News & World Report.com, examines major decisions of the presidency and the stories behind them. He brings the presidency and its big decisions to life with his unique storytelling and highlights the lessons to be learned.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Forewordp. 11
Introductionp. 13
Washington Puts Down the Whiskey Rebellionp. 17
Thomas Jefferson Purchases the Louisiana Territoryp. 33
Andrew Jackson Rejects Nullificationp. 47
Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamationp. 67
Teddy Roosevelt Builds the Panama Canalp. 89
Woodrow Wilson and the League of Nationsp. 111
Franklin Roosevelt and the Lend-Lease Programp. 129
Truman Drops the Bombp. 155
Truman Fires MacArthurp. 173
Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Race to the Moonp. 187
Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rightsp. 207
Richard Nixon Visits Chinap. 225
Ford Pardons Nixonp. 241
Reagan and the Evil Empirep. 257
Barack Obama Takes On Healthcare Reformp. 271
Afterwordp. 283
Notesp. 285
Indexp. 325
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