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The democratic Roosevelt a biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt by Tugwell, Rexford G.

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English


  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945

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Edition Notes

StatementRexford G. Tugwell.
SeriesA Pelican book
The Physical Object
Pagination712 p. ;
Number of Pages712
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23371881M

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  The author colorfully and thoroughly chronicles the strategies that a once-popular president, who had helped America rise from a debilitating depression, employed when critics within his own party threatened his New Deal legislation Roosevelt helped manipulate the outcome of Democratic primaries and supported liberals who challenged the seats of conservative incumbents Even though FDR's efforts ultimately failed, costing him political capital and bringing a beating upon Democrats Cited by: The autographed and numbered copy of The Democratic Book signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This massive leather bound book caused a huge controversy when issued. It was the first time a President while in office in the White House help raise campaign funds for a political party - the democrats. A souvenir book recapping President Roosevelt's victory and Democrat gains in the national election. Contains campaign speeches, profiles of candidates and cabinet members, records of accomplishment for departments in Roosevelt's first term, vintage advertising, and much more.   "Roosevelt would fight back – impulsively haphazardly, emotionally, boldly it was a highly risky venture that had danger signs written all over it." Roosevelt helped manipulate the outcome of democratic primaries and supported liberals who challenged the seats of conservative : $

  In For the Survival of Democracy, master historian Alonzo Hamby offers a gripping and revisionist comparative history of this turbulent era, allowing Roosevelt to be viewed in comparison with Stanley Baldwin in Britain, Adolf Hitler in Germany, and a host of supporting yet crucial players. Combining deft character sketches with surprising interpretations of world leaders, Hamby takes us Cited by: Thoroughly enjoyed this book detailing FDR's attempt to push conservative--largely Southern and Western--Democrats out of the party in order to ensure that the Congressional Democratic base was comprised of New Dealers/5. The River of Doubt brings alive these extraordinary events in a powerful nonfiction narrative thriller that happens to feature one of the most famous Americans who ever lived. From the soaring beauty of the Amazon rain forest to the darkest night of Theodore Roosevelt’s life, here is /5(K). Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (Octo – November 7, ) was an American political leader who used her stature as First Lady of the United States from to to promote her husband's (Franklin D. Roosevelt's) New Deal, as well as Civil Rights. She was the most activist First Lady the country had ever seen. After her husband's death in she built a career as an author-speaker, a.

On p under the caption "Life on the American Newsfront: Roosevelt Article Makes Political Trouble" is a black and white photograph of a copy of the Democratic Book and the following story: "The volume at left is a souvenir campaign book published by the Democratic National Committee. THE DEMOCRATIC BOOK Author [ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.] Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Contents bright and fresh. Light bump at the top of the rear joint. Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Date published KeywordsBook Edition: First Edition. Buy The democratic Roosevelt: A biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt (A Pelican book) Pelican ed by Tugwell, Rexford G (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Author: Rexford G Tugwell. THE DEMOCRATIC BOOK [SIGNED BY FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT] Limited First Edition. Large quarto, pp.; VG-; bound in full brown leather, no lettering on spine; some wear and peeling to hinges, head and tail of spine, spine; rubbing to corners; gilt bright, with name of subscriber E. E. Williams, Financial Secretary in gilt on lower front board; heavily illustrated; SIGNED by the.