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Starting with Washington, who allegedly gambled and whipped his horses, and Lincoln, the "ape . . . gorilla . . . monster," vilified for his wife's extravagance, our presidents have been accused of malfeasance and scandalous conduct--slander abetted by the press to satisfy a gossip-avid public.
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Neither romanticized like his great rival Robert E. Lee, nor defied in martyrdom like Abraham Lincoln, nor given his full due for seeing Reconstruction through, Ulysses S. Grant has a legacy problem. This monumental biography attempts to redeem an American icon.
A pioneering study of Thomas Jefferson's relationships with women in his personal life and in American society and politics. The author of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words âall men are created equal,â was surprisingly hostile toward women. In eight chapters based on fresh research in little-used sources, Jon Kukla offers the first comprehensive study of Jefferson and women since the controversies of his presidency.
An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, groundbreaking portrait of the early days of the republic - and the birth of modern politics When the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation of American politicians was summoned to the Potomac to assemble the nation's newly minted capital. Into that unsteady atmosphere, which would soon enough erupt into another conflict with Britain in 1812, Dolley Madison arrived, alongside her husband, James.
The former defense secretary recounts his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"In the tradition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals comes Gustav Niebuhr's compelling history of Abraham Lincoln's decision in 1862 to spare the lives of 265 condemned Sioux men, and the Episcopal bishop who was his moral compass, helping guide the president's conscience.
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