George W. was no puppet of his Vice President—and for better or worse, we're still living in the world he built.
From Princeton to the presidency, he never doubted that he was right. He should have—and so should his biographers.
FDR masterfully maneuvered the United States into the Second World War without appearing to do so. His corps of envoys and advisers did little to shape the agenda of a strategic and political mastermind.