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Leadership in Turbulent Times

by Doris Kearns Goodwin,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 14, 2018

“When the American people feel they are doing all right for themselves they do not give much thought to the character of the man in the White House,” Robert Sherwood once observed. However, “when adversity sets in,” as it did in the 1930s, when Sherwood served as a White House aide, they look to the president to “assert himself as a vital, human need.”


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