FDR's splendid deception

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Dodd, Mead, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 250 pages
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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

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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The splendid deception referred to in this 1985 title ( LJ 5/1/85) is the masking of the full extent of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's polio. Although this aspect of FDR's life has been covered in brief ... Read full review

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ONSET
1
CRISIS
10
CONVALESCENCE
19
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About the author (1985)

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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