FDR: a biography

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Simon and Schuster, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 830 pages
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Morgan is one of the few biographers of Franklin Roosevelt to attempt a complete life in one volume. His Roosevelt, opportunistic and shallow as a young man, was transformed by his fight with polio. As president, he was a political artist whose genius lay in being able to embody the country's collective will. Morgan takes special pains to defend Roosevelt against old charges of trickery at Pearl Harbor and gullibility at Yalta.

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Morgan is one of the few biographers of Franklin Roosevelt to attempt a complete life in one volume. His Roosevelt, opportunistic and shallow as a young man, was transformed by his fight with polio ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
11
THE FIRST FOURTEEN YEARS
17
GETTING MARRIED
89
Copyright

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