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    • Profiles in Leadership

    • Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness
    • By: Walter Isaacson (editor), Sean Wilentz, Alan Brinkley, and others
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Hormann
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What made FDR a more successful leader during the Depression crisis than Hoover? Why was Eisenhower more effective as supreme commander during World War II than he was as president? Why was Grant one of the best presidents of his day, if not in all of American history? What drove Bobby Kennedy into the scrum of electoral politics? Find the surprising and revelatory answers to these questions and more in this collection of new essays by great historians.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not by Isaacson

    • By CC on 03-10-12

    Regular price: £25.69