I Told You So

I Told You So

Right and Wrong Predictions in American History and the People Who Made Them

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
A lighthearted treasury of some of history's most significant right calls and judgment errors includes Admiral Richardson's recommendation to FDR to pull fleet resources away from Pearl Harbor just prior to the Japanese bombing, to Clinton's decision to back away from Osama bin Laden, to William Seward's purchase of Alaska from Russia. Original.

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Who had the biggest "I told you so" in American history? Find out in this comprehensive compendium of history's fools and sages. When Admiral Richardson advised FDR to pull back the Pacific Fleet from Pearl Harbor saying it was ill-prepared to thwart an attack by the Japanese, he was fired. Months later, FDR got the one of the biggest "I told you so's" ever recorded. In this book, historian Paul Jeffers (21, The Bully Pulpit), has compiled this and 17 more stories of men who ignored advisors' warnings, forged ahead and regretted it, as well as a few men who had the satisfaction of proving the naysayers wrong.

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& Taylor

Recalls some of history's most significant right calls and judgment errors, including William Seward's purchase of Alaska from Russia and Bill Clinton's decision to back away from Osama bin Laden.

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Who had the biggest I told you so in history? Find out in this comprehensive compendium of American history's fools and sages. Armchair historians will revel in this collection of the ill advised and ill-timed decisions our greatest leaders have made, notwithstanding the availability of plenty of advice to the contrary.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Taylor Trade Pub., 2006
Edition: 1st Taylor Trade Pub. ed
ISBN: 9781589792708
158979270X
Characteristics: viii, 191 p. ; 23 cm

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