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Historic Photos of Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Historic Photos - Matthew Gilmore

Historic Photos of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Historic Photos

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2007
ISBN: 9781596524002
Number Of Pages: 206

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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself? nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory. I am convinced that you will again give that support to leadership in these critical days."" ??????FDR, from his First Inaugural Address Franklin Delano Roosevelt followed in the footsteps of the political career blazed by his cousin (and uncle by marriage), President Theodore Roosevelt. Beginning with local politics, he went on to serve a stint in Washington, then became governor of New York, and then won the presidency. His was a charisma similar to that of TR, but derived from his Delano side. His sunny disposition carried him through many trials, including disabling paralysis. As president his was a fearsome task, with two principal thrusts??????restoring hope to an America mired in the Great Depression and leading the nation to victory in the Second World War. FDR became an American icon. The hundreds of photos in Historic Photos of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, from the collections of the FDR presidential library, portray him throughout his life and career, revealing a presidency marked by the twin struggles for economic recovery and military victory. FDR's life in pictures, published here in striking black and white, captioned and with introductions, is sure to enthrall every reader interested in the biography of this renowned American leader.""

ISBN: 9781596524002
ISBN-10: 1596524006
Series: Historic Photos
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 1st September 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 26.04  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.24