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The Books Briefing: The Leaders Who Weathered Historical Storms

Power players and unsung heroes: Your weekly guide to the best in books
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In a crisis, leaders step up—and not always in the expected ways. As the U.S. scrambles to contain the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his , while the immunologist Anthony Fauci has become . Meanwhile, have mobilized to keep their neighbors safe, fed, and healthy. In this tumultuous time, reading about historical feats of leadership can be

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