Synopses & Reviews
The Illustrated Edition: The Pulitzer-Prize winning account of men of principle, integrity and bravery in American politics is now available in a handsome, illustrated format . Eight men who served in the United States Senate were selected by John F. Kennedy as models of virtue and courage under pressure.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-264) and index.
Table of Contents
Courage and politics -- John Quincy Adams -- Daniel Webster -- Thomas Hart Benton -- Sam Houston -- Edmund G. Ross -- Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar -- George Norris -- Robert A. Taft -- Other men of political courage -- The meaning of courage -- Epilogue.