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Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Thomas Simpson - Goodreads

A pretty standard FDR bio. Not bad but no real surprises either. Not a comprehensive take on the entirety of the New Deal. Just listened to it until Jean Edward Smith's became available as an audiobook from the library. Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Goodreads

A pretty standard FDR bio. Not bad but no real surprises either. Not a comprehensive take on the entirety of the New Deal. Just listened to it until Jean Edward Smith's became available as an audiobook from the library. Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Thomas Simpson - Goodreads

A pretty standard FDR bio. Not bad but no real surprises either. Not a comprehensive take on the entirety of the New Deal. Just listened to it until Jean Edward Smith's became available as an audiobook from the library. Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

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I wanted to read this book about FDR's first one hundred days, to get a feel for what to expect with Obama's new presidency. Alter is an excellent writer--the book is heavily researched and he ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Bernronan Ronan - Goodreads

I wanted to read this book about FDR's first one hundred days, to get a feel for what to expect with Obama's new presidency. Alter is an excellent writer--the book is heavily researched and he ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

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The title to this book is a misnomer. Most of the book is about Roosevelt's life leading up to the 100 days, with a long chapter on Social Security at the end. While much of the book was interesting ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Nicki - Goodreads

The title to this book is a misnomer. Most of the book is about Roosevelt's life leading up to the 100 days, with a long chapter on Social Security at the end. While much of the book was interesting ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Corey Preston - Goodreads

Love the quick, episodic style (gives a feeling of momentum--very FDR-ish), but the ultimate conclusion seems to be that the 100 days were only mildly consequential, compared to the days before the ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Craig Dube - Goodreads

I think if I could give this 3.5 stars I would. I liked it and found it interesting. FDR is definitely a fascinating individual and perhaps our most influential president (although it is difficult to ... Read full review

Review: The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

User Review  - Mike Manos - Goodreads

Jonathan Alter is another one of those great American historian who brings his subject to life. He does just that with FDR in this book. Read full review


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