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Failures of the Presidents
     

Failures of the Presidents

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by Craughwell
 

Everybody makes mistakes, but when an American President blunders the result can be catastrophic. This in depth look at presidential decision making processes gone wrong reveals the policies and courses of action that seemed promising at the time, but turned out to be the worst decisions American Presidents have made, from the Whiskey Rebellion and War of 1812 to

Overview

Everybody makes mistakes, but when an American President blunders the result can be catastrophic. This in depth look at presidential decision making processes gone wrong reveals the policies and courses of action that seemed promising at the time, but turned out to be the worst decisions American Presidents have made, from the Whiskey Rebellion and War of 1812 to the Bay of Pigs and Iraq. The stories featured here altered the course of the nation's history, and in some cases changed the history of the world for the worse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785830542
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
07/26/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas J. Craughwell is the author of more than a dozen books, including Failures of the Presidents, Stealing Lincoln's Body, The Rise and Fall of the Second Largest Empire in History, and The Greatest Brigade. He has written articles on history, religion, politics, and popular culture for the Wall Street Journal, The American Spectator, and U.S. News & World Report. He lives in Bethel, Connecticut.

Praise for Stealing Lincoln’s Body by Thomas Craughwell:

“Thomas J. Craughwell has given us a richly detailed, highly entertaining, and broad slice of our history.”—The American Spectator

“There is no end of fascinating context and detail in this engrossing, often zany, yet poignant tale.” —Chicago Tribune

Thomas J. Craughwell is the author of several books, most recently How the Barbarian Invasions Shaped the Modern World, and Stealing Lincoln's Body. He has written articles on history, religion, politics, and popular culture for the Wall Street Journal, American Spectator, and U.S. News & World Report. He lives in Bethel, Connecticut.Journalist, lecturer, and historian M. William Phelps is the author of eleven books, including his most recent, Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America's First Spy. He lives in Vernon, Connecticut.

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