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Leadership in turbulent times / Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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  • 4 of 23 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 973.09 GOO (Text) 36803001066369 NONFIC Checked out 10/10/2018
Brazil PL - Brazil 973.09 G (Text) 38160000330793 Second Floor, Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 973.099 GOO (Text) 33118000186390 Adult: New Book On holds shelf -
Clinton PL - Clinton 973.009 GOO (Text) 36806002089603 NEW ITEMS On holds shelf -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 973.099 GOODWIN (Text) 34304000914844 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 973.099 GOO (Text) 33187004429052 Nonfiction Checked out 10/10/2018
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 973.099 GOODWIN (Text) 32826014160428 New Books In process -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 973.09.c Goodwin, Doris (Text) 78294000269045 New Adult Non-Fiction In process -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 973.09 GOODWIN (Text) 9781476795928S On Order On order -
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  • ISBN: 9781476795928 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1476795924
  • Physical Description: xvi, 473 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. 
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-447) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Ambition and the recognition of leadership -- Abraham: "Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition" -- Theodore: "I rose like a rocket" -- Franklin: "No, call me Franklin" -- Lyndon: "A steam engine in pants" -- Part 2. Adversity and growth-- Abraham Lincoln: "I must die or be better" -- Theodore Roosevelt: "The light has gone out of my life" -- Franklin Roosevelt: "Above all, try something" -- Lyndon Johnson: "The most miserable period of my life" -- Part 3. How they led: man and the times -- Transformational leadership: Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation -- Crisis management: Theodore Roosevelt and the Coal Strike -- Turnaround leadership: Franklin Roosevelt and the Hundred Days -- Visionary leadership: Lyndon Johnson and CivilRights -- Epilogue: Of death and legacy.
Summary, etc.:
Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the man? Goodwin draws upon four of the presidents she has studied most closely, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights), to show how they first recognized leadership qualities within themselves, and were recognized by others as leaders.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Presidents > United States.
Political leadership > United States > Case studies.
Character > Case studies.
United States > Politics and government > Case studies.
Crisis management > United States > Case studies.
Political culture > United States > History.

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