“Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage” by Allan Nevins Review

Grover Cleveland: A Study In Courage Author:  Allan Nevins Released:  1932 Coming into this book, the only detail I remembered about Grover Cleveland was that he is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms in office.  The introduction drew some strong comparisons between George Washington and Grove Cleveland, and with as much as I... Continue Reading →

“Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard

Destiny of the Republic:  A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President Author:  Candice Millard  Released:  2011 Destiny of the Republic is a fascinating book about the assassination of James Garfield. In addition to the assassination, it gives biographical information about James Garfield, as well as Charles Guiteau the man who killed him.... Continue Reading →

“Grant” by Ron Chernow Review

Grant Author:  Ron Chernow Released:  2017 Grant has been vilified as an incompetent president for the scandals on his watch. Attacking him on that issue became a convenient tool for Reconstruction opponents who sensationalized his failings through congressional hearings and a strident press. But corruption had flourished in American politics since the heyday of Andrew... Continue Reading →

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