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First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents

Author: Gary Ginsberg.

First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents

Author: Gary Ginsberg.

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Item #: D40746
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Twelve
ISBN: 9781538702932
Being President is a lonely job, and America's Chief Executives have often been glad for the bon of true friendship. Looking back at some of these connections, Gary Ginsberg surveys Abraham Lincoln's long friendship with business partner Joshua Speed; Harry Truman, whose decision on whether to recognize the state of Israel in 1948 was influenced by Eddie Jac... More
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Being President is a lonely job, and America's Chief Executives have often been glad for the bon of true friendship. Looking back at some of these connections, Gary Ginsberg surveys Abraham Lincoln's long friendship with business partner Joshua Speed; Harry Truman, whose decision on whether to recognize the state of Israel in 1948 was influenced by Eddie Jacobson; Daisy Suckley, Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted confidant; and Franklin Pierce, who formed a lasting connection to his college peer, Nathaniel Hawthorne.


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