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Profiles in Leadership

Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness

 

    INTRODUCTION Walter Isaacson

    GEORGE WASHINGTON: The General Thomas Fleming

    CHARLES FINNEY: Prophet of Social Reform Frances Fitzgerald

    PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT: The Battle for Equality Sean Wilentz

    J. PIERPONT MORGAN: HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT Jean Strouse

    JOSEPH. CHIEF OF THE NEZ PERCE INDIANS Elliott West

    WHEN PRESIDENTS BECOME WEAK Robert Dallek

    THE PHENOMENON: W.E.B. DUBOIS Annette Gordon-Reed

    MR. MCGRAW Kevin Baker

    HOOVER AND ROOSEVELT: Two Approaches in Leadership Alan Brinkley

    THE QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP: Dwight D. Eisenhower as Warrior and President David M. Kennedy

    THE IMPLAUSIBLE WENDELL WILKIE: Leadership Ahead of Its Time David Levering Lewis

    "AM I A 'SCREW BALL' OR AM I AM PIONEER?": Pauli Murray's Civil Rights Movement Glenda Gilmore

    ROBERT KENNEDY: The Empathetic Leader Evan Thomas

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