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America personified; portraits from history.

Author: Robert D Marcus; David Burner
Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Combined edView all editions and formats
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Biographies of Sitting Bull, Rockefeller, Debs, Lindbergh, McCarthy, King, & Nixon are included as well as Theodore & Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Marcus; David Burner
OCLC Number: 960370
Description: 434 pages portraits 24 cm
Contents: Roger Williams and religious freedom --
Benjamin Franklin and the American character --
Thomas Jefferson and the libertarian heritage --
Henry Clay and American nationalism --
Dorothea Dix and ante-bellum reform --
Frederick Douglass and the experience of slavery --
Abraham Lincoln and race relations --
Robert E. Lee and the war between the states --
Andrew Johnson and impeachment --
Sitting Bull and the Indians' last stand --
John D. Rockefeller and American business --
Eugene V. Debs and the labor movement --
Theodore Roosevelt and the "big stick" --
Charles Lindbergh and the spirit of the 1920's --
Eleanor Roosevelt and the changing role of women --
Joseph R. McCarthy and the Cold War --
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the civil rights movement --
Richard M. Nixon and the great foreign policy thaw.
Responsibility: Robert D. Marcus [and] David Burner, editors.

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Biographies of Sitting Bull, Rockefeller, Debs, Lindbergh, McCarthy, King, & Nixon are included as well as Theodore & Eleanor Roosevelt.

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