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'Forged in Crisis': A look at courageous leadership, apt for these interesting times

In her new book, "Forged in Crisis," Harvard Business School professor and historian Nancy Koehn shows us how five ordinary people became unforgettable leaders.

Koehn spent 10 years poring over archives to research the lives of President Abraham Lincoln, abolitionist Frederick Douglass, anti-Nazi clergyman Dietrich Bonhoeffer, environmentalist Rachel Carson and polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. She offers a glimpse

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