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The three Roosevelts : patrician leaders who transformed America

Author: James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In war and in peace, the twentieth century was the Roosevelt century. From Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal and battles with the plutocrats of the Gilded Age, to Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and wartime leadership, to Eleanor Roosevelt's pivotal work on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and vital role in the Civil Rights movement, their crusades dramatically reshaped the political and moral landscape of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn
ISBN: 0871137801 9780871137807
OCLC Number: 44720592
Description: ix, 678 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Anti-Semitism. --
Alben Barkley. --
Bernard Baruch. --
Adolf A. Berle Jr. --
Mary McLeod Bethune. --
Allida Black. --
William Borah. --
Louis Brandeis. --
William Jennings Bryan. --
New Deal. --
James F. Byrnes. --
Neville Chamberlain. --
Winston Churchill. --
Civil rights. --
Grover Cleveland. --
Benjamin Cohen. --
Cold War. --
Elections. --
Constitution. --
Calvin Coolidge. --
Herbert Croly. --
Josephus Daniels. --
Eugene Debs. --
Great Depression. --
Marion Dickerman. --
Lewis Douglas. --
John Foster Dulles. --
Stephen Early. --
Dwight D. Eisenhower. --
Charles Eliot. --
James Farley. --
Felix Frankfurter. --
James Nance Garner. --
David Gurewitsch. --
Mary Hall. --
Mark Hanna. --
William Harbaugh. --
William G. Harding. --
William Randolph Hearst. --
Lorena Hickok. --
Adolf Hitler. --
Richard Hofstadter. --
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. --
Herbert Hoover. --
Harry Hopkins. --
Louis Howe. --
Cordell Hull. --
John Humphrey. --
Harold L. Ickes. --
Thomas Jefferson. --
Hiram Johnson. --
Lyndon B. Johnson. --
John F. Kennedy. --
Joseph P. Kennedy. --
Martin Luther King Jr. --
Frank Knox. --
Knickerbocker family. --
Ku KLux Klan. --
Robert La Follette. --
Philip La Follette. --
Alf M. Landon. --
Joseph Lash. --
Marguerite LeHand. --
League of Nations. --
Herbert Lehman. --
John L. Lewis. --
Abraham Lincoln. --
Charles Lindbergh. --
Walter Lippmann. --
Henry Cabot Lodge. --
Huey P. Long. --
William Gibbs McAdoo. --
Douglas MacArthur. --
Joseph McCarthy. --
William McKinley. --
George Marshall. --
Lucy Mercer. --
Raymond Moley. --
J.P. Morgan. --
Henry Morgenthau Jr. --
Charles F. Murphy. --
Benito Mussolini. --
Richard Nixon. --
George Norris. --
Endicott Peabody. --
Frances Perkins. --
William Phillips. --
Sam Rayburn. --
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. --
Carl Schurz. --
Upton Sinclair. --
Al Smith. --
Soviet Union. --
Joseph Stalin. --
Adlai E. Stevenson. --
Henry L. Stimson. --
Robert A. Taft. --
William Howard Taft. --
Norman Thomas. --
Malvina Thompson. --
Francis E. Townsend. --
Harry S. Truman. --
Rexford Guy Tugwell. --
Grace Tully. --
Arthur Vandenberg. --
Robert Wagner. --
Henry Wallace. --
George Washington. --
Edith Wharton. --
Burton K. Wheeler. --
William Allen White. --
Wendell Willkie. --
Aubrey Williams. --
Woodrow Wilson. --
William Woodin. --
World War I. --
World War II.
Responsibility: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn.

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"In war and in peace, the twentieth century was the Roosevelt century. From Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal and battles with the plutocrats of the Gilded Age, to Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and wartime leadership, to Eleanor Roosevelt's pivotal work on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and vital role in the Civil Rights movement, their crusades dramatically reshaped the political and moral landscape of our nation." "In The Three Roosevelts, author James MacGregor Burns and historian Susan Dunn illuminate the intertwining lives of these leaders, who emerged from the closed society of New York's wealthy Knickerbocker elite to become America's most powerful advocates for social and economic justice. As Burns and Dunn follow the evolution of the Roosevelt political philosophy, they explore how Theodore's example of dynamic leadership would inspire the careers of his distant cousin Franklin and his niece Eleanor."--Jacket.

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