The Soul of America

The Battle for Our Better Angels

Recommended by Walter Isaacson, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #49 in Civics, Ranked #90 in Current Affairssee more rankings.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Lincoln and other presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, and...

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Walter Isaacson AuthorThis is a brilliant, fascinating, timely, and above all profoundly important book. (Source)

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