FDR's splendid deception

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Dodd, Mead, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 250 pages
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User Review  - MarthaL - LibraryThing

A fascinating and revealing story of the daily struggle Roosevelt went through to prove the country that he was able bodied and capable of leading the nation. Reading this increases one understanding ... Read full review

Review: FDR's Splendid Deception: The Moving Story of Roosevelt's Massive Disability - and the Intense Efforts to Conceal It from the Public

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Eddie Whitlock told me to read this so I did. It was good. I hate when men cheat on their wives though. And then when one of his long-term mistresses got sick, he basically couldn't be around her. Yet everyone handled his condition. I guess it's a perk of being presidential. Read full review



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Hugh Gallagher has written for "Harper's, Rolling Stone, Wired, Dirt, Grand Royal," and "Flash Art." He has performed on National Public Radio, recorded spoken work under the name Hugh Brown Shu, and his college application essay is an Internet classic. He lives in New York City.

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