Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
In this New York Times bestselling book, author Doris Kearns Goodwin writes about the culmination of five decades of studies in presidential history. Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, offers an illuminating exploration of the nation’s early development, growth, and the exercise of leadership. She draws upon the four presidents that she has studied most closely. They are Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. In Leadership in Turbulent Times, she shows how these leaders recognized their leadership qualities within themselves and how they were recognized as leaders by the people surrounding them. Looking back to the first entries into public life, the readers will encounter them at a time when their respective paths were filled with fear, confusion, and hope.
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