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Publisher's Summary

From George Washington's reluctant oath taking through George W. Bush's leadership challenges after September 11, 2001, we view ambitious and fallible men through the new lens of the 21st century. Where did they succeed? Where did they fail? And what do we know now that we could not have known at the time?
©2015 American Heritage (P)2017 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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4 out of 5 stars
By samuel on 02-05-18

where is the ending?

It seems reasonable that this book could have been updated since 2004. Great info on all our US Presidents, but it ends abruptly in the middle of the Bush (43) presidency.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kern on 01-01-18

Outstanding and Practical

Concise, informative summaries of the lives and tenures of the first 43 Presidents, covering both their highs and lows.

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