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A higher purpose : profiles in presidential courage

Author: Thomas J Whalen
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2007.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whalen, Thomas J.
Higher purpose.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2007
(OCoLC)607866457
Online version:
Whalen, Thomas J.
Higher purpose.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2007
(OCoLC)608486878
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Whalen
ISBN: 9781566636308 1566636302
OCLC Number: 76937314
Description: xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Slaying a Hydra of Corruption / Andrew Jackson / The Bank War --
2. Ending a Monstrous Injustice / Abraham Lincoln / The Emancipation Proclamation --
3. From Gentleman Boss to Reformer / Chester A. Arthur --
4. A Matter of Honor / Grover Cleveland and The Hawaiian Annexation Controversy --
5. Taking On the Trusts / Theodore Roosevelt / The Northern Securities Case --
6. Saving Democracy / Franklin Roosevelt / The Destroyers-for-Bases Deal --
7. Slaying an American Caesar / Harry Truman and Douglas MacArthur --
8. Confronting a Moral Issue / John F. Kennedy / The Integration of the University of Alabama --
9. Ending a National Nightmare / Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Whalen.
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