Wit & Wisdom of the Presidents: Insightful Truths & Funny Lines

Wit & Wisdom of the Presidents: Insightful Truths & Funny Lines

by Eric Ethier, C. B. Mordan, Dan Krovatin, John Zielinski
     
 

Wit & Wisdom of the Presidents, a surprising look at the lighter side of the presidency. Each of our chief executives was fascinating in his own way: Find out more about these historical figures as you delve into their private lives, learn what they thought about politics and other politicians, and discover interesting trivia about them.

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Wit & Wisdom of the Presidents, a surprising look at the lighter side of the presidency. Each of our chief executives was fascinating in his own way: Find out more about these historical figures as you delve into their private lives, learn what they thought about politics and other politicians, and discover interesting trivia about them.

You'll learn that Abraham Lincoln grew his beard based on the advice of an 11-year-old girl: that Martin Van Buren was an ardent gambler who liked to bet on the outcome of elections; and that, as a youth, Ronald Reagan was credited with saving the lives of 77 people during a stint as a lifeguard.

From tales of campaign trails to the inside scoop about how the presidents spent their private time, this book details the legacy America's presidents left behind; a legacy rich in humor as well as wisdom.

Wit & Wisdom of the Presidents is packed with hundreds of these stories and quotes - honest, colorful musings on life, human nature, and history.

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ISBN-13:
9780785325901
Publisher:
Publications International, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
192

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