Describes the courage and conviction demonstrated by eight great patriots at pivotal moments in American history.
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, John F. Kennedy tells the stories of eight U.S. senators who put principle above popularity. Kennedy singled out John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Edmund G. Ross, Robert A. Taft, and four other individuals who risked their political lives to embrace their most heartfelt beliefs.
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Political Science
Subgenre: Political, Government / State + Provincial