Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm leadership, and matchless diplomacy in saving democracy in America during the Great Depression and the American cause of freedom in World War II.
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Traitor to his class: the privileged life and radical presidency of Franklin Delano RooseveltUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
According to the rankings of most scholars, FDR is the greatest American President of the 20th century. Brands (Univ. of Texas, Austin; Andrew Jackson) helps us understand why. Bringing his historical ... Read full review
FDR's LegacyUser Review - bakeduck - Borders
Brand does an excellent job of describing the strength of a broken man. Through great pain, Roosevelt leads America out of the Hoover quagmire and in and out of war with Japan and Germany. Brand did a ... Read full review