Civility: The Martial Art of Political Heroism

With the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Dr. David M. Abshire and Christopher O. Howard examine how civility was used as a political tool which shaped Presidential decision-making, and ultimately American History. Their analysis begins with George Washington, and traces the art of political civility and compromise as they were practiced by Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan, and Senator Henry Clay and how they can be used as a model for future government leaders. 

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