Baptism by Fire
Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of CrisisBook - 2009
Presents accounts of eight U.S. presidents who assumed office at times of crisis and how they met high-stakes challenges, from Lincoln's efforts on behalf of a divided nation and FDR's strategies during the Depression to Truman's inheritance of World War II and Kennedy's role in addressing the Cold War.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 973.099 Updegrov
Characteristics: x, 292 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.