Presidents of War



Presidents of War EPUB Presidents Of War By Michael R Beschloss Petrasrobert.eu From A Preeminent Presidential Historian Comes A Groundbreaking And Often Surprising Narrative Of America S Wartime Chief ExecutivesIt Sometimes Seems, In Retrospect, As If America Has Been Almost Continuously At War Ten Years In The Research And Writing, Presidents Of War Is A Fresh, Magisterial, Intimate Look At A Procession Of American Leaders As They Took The Nation Into Conflict And Mobilized Their Country For Victory It Brings Us Into The Room As They Make The Most Difficult Decisions That Face Any President, At Times Sending Hundreds Of Thousands Of American Men And Women To Their Deaths From James Madison And The War Of 1812 To Recent Times, We See Them Struggling With Congress, The Courts, The Press, Their Own Advisors And Antiwar Protesters Seeking Comfort From Their Spouses, Families And Friends And Dropping To Their Knees In Prayer We Come To Understand How These Presidents Were Able To Withstand The Pressures Of War Both Physically And Emotionally Or Were Broken By Them.Beschloss S Interviews With Surviving Participants In The Drama And His Discoveries In Original Letters, Diaries, Once Classified National Security Documents, And Other Sources Help Him To Tell This Story In A Way It Has Not Been Told Before Presidents Of War Combines The Sense Of Being There With The Overarching Context Of Two Centuries Of American History This Important Book Shows How Far We Have Traveled From The Time Of Our Founders, Who Tried To Constrain Presidential Power, To Our Modern Day, When A Single Leader Has The Potential To Launch Nuclear Weapons That Can Destroy Much Of The Human Race.

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  • Hardcover
  • 752 pages
  • Presidents of War
  • Michael R. Beschloss
  • 10 February 2017
  • 0307409600

10 thoughts on “Presidents of War

  1. Joseph Sciuto says:

    Michael Beschloss Presidents of War is an extraordinary work, so extraordinary that it should be required reading for anyone seeking the Presidency, Vice Presidency, a Senate seat, a congressional seat or any cabinet positions in the United States Government This amazing piece of historical record brought me to tears on many occasions just thinking about the mothers and fathers who lost their children to wars fought for the benefit to get a President re elected, out of selfish pride, stupid Michael Beschloss Presidents of War is an extraordinary work, so extraordinary that it should be required reading for anyone seeking the Presidency, Vice Presidency, a Senate seat, a congressional seat or any cabinet positions in the United States Government This amazing piece of historical record brought me to tears on many occasions just thinking about the mothers and fathers who lost their children to wars fought for the benefit to get a President re elected, out of selfish pride, stupid intelligence, and a rush to judgement without having all the facts The book covers all the wars the United States has been in since the War of 1812 through Vietnam in great and enlightening detail The Founder Fathers would be appalled at what Mr Beschloss has uncovered, and considering that one of the ill prepared Presidents who rushed to war is a Founding Father Madison is amazing.The only wartime President who truly shines in this book is President Lincoln what a surprise and to a much l...

  2. Argum says:

    I won a free copy of this book from Goodreads First Reads An interesting thread to follow through American history, the presidents that served during wartime from the War of 1812 to Vietnam A few chapters are devoted to each conflict with the background to the war and the man in office at the time along with politicsbroadly It is interesting how one bleeds into the next via the advisers or the young Congressman of one being President the next Butimportantly decisions made during I won a free copy of this b...

  3. Dave Schoettinger says:

    The author considers this book as being the history of American presidents using war to securepower and independence of action at the expense of Congressional oversight and it is that However, as something of a history geek, I thought the best part of the book was the inclusion of some of the obscure details of the periods covered, such as the route James K Polk took from Nashville to Washington for his inauguration, or the surprise connection between the Gulf of Tonkin attack and rock The author considers this book as being the history of American presidents using war to securepower and independence of action at the expense of Congressional oversight and it is that However, as something of a history geek, I thought the best part of the book was the inclusion of some of the obscure details of the periods covered, such as the route James K Polk took from Nashville to Washington for his inauguration, or the su...

  4. CDB81 says:

    I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway So thanks to Goodreads and Crown Publishing.This is a fantastic piece of work exploring the thread running through American history of Presidents and their expanding war time powers This book spotlights the presidents who fought unnecessary wars, the presidents who l...

  5. Debra Jeakins says:

    PRESIDENTS OF WAR THE EPIC STORY FROM 1807 TO MODERN TIMES BY MICHAEL BESCHLOSS takes the readers to a very young US and the War of 1812 to modern day war Each President facing his worst nightmare a nation at war and how each president handles it From James Madison who is seen fleeing into the night as the White House burns to modern day, this book is wonderful for us students of history like myself It is NOT, however, a dry book...

  6. Paul Manoguerra says:

    Interesting tact to presenting the history of the United States evaluating war, Presidents, the roles of Congress and the Constitution, and levels of truthful communication of goals Key section for this week James Madison...

  7. Seth says:

    Presidents of War covers the wars from 1812 through Vietnam Each war gets a few chapters that deal with the President, the lead up to the war, and the general politics at the time It is very interesting to see what led to the wars, how Presidents gained kept loss support for the ...

  8. Steve says:

    A interesting read throughout American history during past wars even to the present wars, shows how the President handles the conflicts and makes major decisions concerning the battles that were fought It also tells of the emotional toll it made on the Presidents as well.

  9. Robin Case says:

    Slightly different take on USA and it s Presidents at War While I did pick up on new aspects to historical events i wasn t too impressed with the organization of the material Facts good, story telling mediocre, ambitious aspirations ultimately unfilled.

  10. Karen Roth says:

    In depth time that brings to like and humanism these war Presidents back to the beginning of this great Republic.

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