Franklin D. Roosevelt: His Life and Times An Encyclopedic View (A Da Capo paperback)

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  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
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  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • (Franklin Delano),,
  • 1882-1945,
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  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
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  • Roosevelt, Franklin D,
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.,
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ContributionsOtis L., Jr. Graham (Editor), Meghan Robinson Wander (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9515077M
ISBN 100306804107
ISBN 109780306804106

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Hall presidential encyclopedia series) (): Graham, Otis L., Jr Price: $ Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (–45). The only president elected to the office four times, he led the U.S. through the Great Depression and World War II.

He greatly expanded the powers of the federal government through a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal. Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal led the nation through the Great Depression.

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Roosevelt. Since Roosevelt left no lasting record of his life and thoughts following his untimely death in Warm Springs, Ga., in April at Hamilton relies on those left by others, including.

The child was Franklin D. Roosevelt's father, James Roosevelt (–). After attending the University of New York (in Manhattan) and then Union College in upstate New York, James Roosevelt traveled for a year and a half in Europe when he was in his 20s, even briefly joining the fight for a free Italy in Author: Richard Panchyk.

A Detailed History of FDR From His Early Political Career to the Fall of France During WWII Although FDR left no detailed memoir giving the reasons for his political decisions, Daniels has captured his words and used them in the context of events to give us a picture of what FDR thought.

The book opens with a brief view of Franklin's early life, but the concentration is on his political career/5(13). On August 9,year-old Franklin D. Roosevelt, at the time a practicing lawyer in New York, joined his family at their vacation home at Campobello, a Canadian island off the coast of those at Campobello when Roosevelt arrived were his wife Eleanor, their children, his political aide Louis Howe, Howe's wife, and their young son.: 40–42 On Aug after a day of strenuous.

Volume 2 covers Roosevelt’s life through his election as Governor of New York in As a consequence of this chronology, Ward spends more time reflecting on FDR’s personality and relationships than his politics. Very well written, this book is absorbing and revealing. Biographical. Baur, Brian C.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life is a landmark work that deserves to be placed on the same shelf as those of Arthur Schlesinger Jr., James MacGregor Burns, and William E. Leuchtenburg.” —Richard Moe, author of Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of and the Politics of War.

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT. Champion of Freedom. By Conrad Black. Illustrated. 1, pages. PublicAffairs. $ It will come as something of. Elliott Roosevelt, the second son and third child of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, had a varied career in communications, politics and business.

Named for her father and like him in many ways, Elliott was ER's favorite child and the one for whom she felt the most responsibility.

Background. Lucy Page Mercer was born on April 26th,in Washington, D.C., to Carroll Mercer, (–), a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" cavalry military unit in the campaigns in Cuba, on the south shore of the island near Santiago during the brief Spanish–American War inand Minna Leigh (Minnie) Tunis, (–), an independent woman of "Bohemian" exotic.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on Janu He was born as the beloved only child of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt, both from very good families. He lived a privileged life as a child, taught first by governesses, then attending the newly opened Groton school at fourteen, and Harvard University for his undergraduate degree.

Franklin D. Roosevelt was in Hyde Park that spring recovering from a case of infantile paralysis, which left him paralyzed from the waist down. Daisy saw Franklin a few times that spring, keeping him company while he did his exercises and watching while he struggled to regain control of his legs.

Still, despite the book's length and its granular examination of F.D.R.'s policies, some readers will be frustrated by the offhand treatment of some major events, including Roosevelt's first race for the White House and the near-successful attempt on his life in   A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political /5(6).

Before, during and after his presidential terms and continuing today, there has been much criticism of Franklin D. Roosevelt (–). Critics have questioned not only his policies and positions, but also charged him with centralizing power in his own hands by controlling both the government and the Democratic denounced his breaking the no-third-term tradition in   The latter case of longing is likely to intensify with Robert Dallek's new single-volume biography, Franklin D.

Roosevelt: A Political Life, a page tome devoted to. Left, a letter from the lawyer Basil O’Connor to Franklin D. Roosevelt after Marguerite LeHand’s death. Top right, the prediction of Roosevelt’s victory by Jim Farley, his. Robert Dallek is the author of Camelot’s Court, An Unfinished Life, and Nixon and Kissinger, among other writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Vanity is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Society of American Historians, for which he served as president in –Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Like the book I just read about Theodore Roosevelt, this one was a great, succinct overview of FDR's life. Several years ago I read Jean Edward Smith's plus page biography of FDR, and whenever I read a non-fiction book that long, I worry that I do not actually learn very much about the book's subject, simply because of the enormous amount of information that I take in while reading such a /5(17).

In the preface, noted presidential historian Robert Dallek opens his new cradle-to-grave biography, Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life, by saying it is needed because, in recent years, FDR "has become a remote figure to most Americans." Seriously. Is Dallek not aware that Ken Burns' seven-part, hour documentary on PBS devoted two-thirds of its footage to Franklin and Eleanor.

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A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus maker.

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In Marchas World War II raged and America’s next presidential election loomed, Franklin D. Roosevelt was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Driven by a belief that he had a duty to see the war through to the end, Roosevelt concealed his failing health and sought a fourth term—a term that he knew he might not live to complete.

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As international relations became chaotic, the image of a relaxed president metaphorically “putting the world in order” reassured the nation. A New York Times Magazine profile of the then-Governor of New York described how, at his Hyde Park home, he “wheels around in his chair.” A TIME article from February 1, said that swimming and exercise “have made it possible for the Governor to ."His Final Battle", a New York Times Notable Book ofis a "gripping, deeply human account" (—The New York Times Book Review) of Roosevelt's final days.

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