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Prelude to catastrophe : FDR's Jews and the menace of Nazism

Author: Robert Shogan
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the relationship Franklin D. Roosevelt had with a variety of influential Jews and examines their actions and inactions regarding the Jewish Holocaust in Euorpe during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Felix Frankfurter; Samuel I Rosenman; Henry Morgenthau; Benjamin V Cohen; Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Benjamin V Cohen; Felix Frankfurter; Henry Morgenthau; Franklin D Roosevelt; Samuel I Rosenman; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Felix Frankfurter; Samuel I Rosenman; Henry Morgenthau; Benjamin V Cohen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Shogan
ISBN: 9781566638319 1566638313
OCLC Number: 505422326
Description: xiii, 285 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Quandary in the golden land --
The hidden-hand skipper --
The passive prophet --
The soul of discretion --
The troubleshooter --
Bundles for Britain --
The President's rabbi --
One of two of a kind --
The mystery man.
Responsibility: Robert Shogan.

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Looks at the relationship Franklin D. Roosevelt had with a variety of influential Jews and examines their actions and inactions regarding the Jewish Holocaust in Euorpe during World War II.

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With close ties to FDR, a number of Jews seemed to exercise considerable influence in the United States during the New Deal era. The president's Jews, however, were largely silent as Hitler murdered Read more...

 
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