making of FDR the story of Stephen T. Early, America"s first modern press secretary by Linda Lotridge Levin

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  • Early, Stephen T. -- 1882-1951,
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945 -- Friends and associates,
  • Presidential press secretaries -- United States -- Biography,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Government and the press -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Linda Lotridge Levin.
LC ClassificationsE748.E13 L48 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20754038M
ISBN 109781591025771
LC Control Number2007038275

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Making politics personal had been a gift the young FDR discovered in himself toward the end of his youth. Dallek notes that this self-confidence and self-reliance, imbued by a privileged. City of Ambition (Hardcover) FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York.

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Roosevelt. He spoke at. 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.

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Table of Contents. Introduction. Chapter 1 The Making of the Myth: FDR and the New Deal. Chapter 2 FDR's Rise to Power: Political Skill, Ambition, and Deception. Chapter 3 What Caused the Great Depression?. Chapter 4 The NRA: Why Price-Fixing Damaged American Business.

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