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FDR, Dewey, and the election of 1944

Autore: David M Jordan
Editore: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Although the presidential election of 1944 placed FDR in the White House for an unprecedented fourth term, memory of the election itself has been overshadowed by the war, Roosevelt's death the following April, Truman's ascendancy, and the decision to drop the atomic bomb. Today most people assume that FDR's reelection was assured. Yet, as David M. Jordan's account reveals, neither the outcome of the campaign nor  Per saperne di più…
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Persona incaricata: Franklin D Roosevelt; Thomas E Dewey; Thomas E Dewey; Franklin D Roosevelt; Thomas E Dewey; Franklin D Roosevelt
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David M Jordan
ISBN: 9780253356833 0253356830 9780253005625 0253005620
Numero OCLC: 696100051
Descrizione: xii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Prologue: an evening at the Statler --
A nation at war --
Politics in midwar --
The Republicans --
The Democrats --
Willkie pushes hard --
President and Congress --
Wendell in wonderland --
The bandwagon rolling --
It looks like Dewey --
The Republican Convention --
Meanwhile, the Democrats --
The ailing president --
Will Roosevelt run? --
Who runs with Roosevelt? --
The Democrats arrive in Chicago --
Democrats in convention --
Campaign on the high seas --
The Republicans go to work --
Dewey heads west --
The battle is on --
The October campaign kicks in --
Death in October --
Dewey on the offensive --
FDR strikes back --
Down to the wire --
Bricker's campaign --
The man from Missouri --
The last days --
Election day --
Summing up --
Epilogue: the fourth term.
Responsabilità: David M. Jordan.

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"All presidential elections are important - and interesting. The 1944 election is no exception. It's a good story and Jordan tells it well." - Gary Donaldson, author of Truman Defeats Dewey "A Per saperne di più…

 
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