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Hot Dogs and Cocktails : When FDR met King George VI at Hyde Park on Hudson.

Author: Peter Conradi
Publisher: London : Alma Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In June 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were the guests of Franklin D. Roosevelt at his country estate in Hyde Park, New York State. The meeting, coming at a time when Britain desperately needed American help in the looming conflict with Germany, was front-page news on both sides of the Atlantic and imbued with huge political significance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conradi, Peter.
Hot Dogs and Cocktails : When FDR met King George VI at Hyde Park on Hudson.
London : Alma Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Conradi
ISBN: 9780714545394 0714545392
OCLC Number: 980846400
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Map; Introduction; Chapter 1: Hyde Park on Hudson; Chapter 2: The King; Chapter 3: Planning the Trip; Chapter 4: Roosevelt; Chapter 5: Daisy; Chapter 6: Across the Atlantic; Chapter 7: Westwards through Canada; Chapter 8: And Back; Chapter 9: An American Obsession; Chapter 10: Towards Washington; Chapter 11: Washington; Chapter 12: New York; Chapter 13: Hot Dogs and Cocktails; Chapter 14: Going Home; Chapter 15: War; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index.

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A book about the story behind the historic meeting between Franklin D Roosevelt and King George VI on the eve of the Second World War, now the subject of a major Hollywood movie, Hyde Park on Hudson,  Read more...

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