Harry Hopkins: Ally of the Poor and Defender of Democracy

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Harvard University Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 474 pages
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Traces the life and career of the man who, as a trusted and loyal friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, acted almost as a partner to the President, and discusses his work within the New Deal and his assignments during World War II.

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An impressive study of Hopkins's career as an innovative social worker, federal relief administator, Franklin Roosevelt's advisor, defense expert, political strategist, cabinet member, and intimate ... Read full review


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McJimsey is professor and chair of the department of history at Iowa State University.

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