Greatness: Reagan, Churchill and The Making of Extraordinary Leaders
by Steven F. Hayward
This summer I listened to an audiobook about Churchill and FDR’s relationship during the War, and my already-great respect for the British Prime Minister grew immensely. Now this book promises to detail comparisons between the man and Murdoc’s favorite modern American president. I’m looking forward to it.
You can expect to see some of my thoughts on the book at some point, but I’ve just started a book on the battle of Khafji during the 91 war, and with so little time to read these days it might be a couple of weeks before I get to it. Meanwhile, a Blogad for the book just came in so click on over (in the right sidebar) and check it out. It begins:
Many today bristle at the thought of drawing lessons of great leadership from Winston Churchill and Ronald Reagan. To those with an egalitarian bent of mind, it’s politically incorrect to speak of individual greatness. “Subrational” or “material” events shape history; individuals play little role.