Relentless reformer : Josephine Roche and progressivism in twentieth-century America (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Relentless reformer : Josephine Roche and progressivism in twentieth-century America

Author: Robyn Muncy
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Josephine Roche (1886-1976) was a progressive activist, New Deal policymaker, and businesswoman. As a pro-labor and feminist member of Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration, she shaped the founding legislation of the U.S. welfare state and generated the national conversation about health-care policy that Americans are still having today. In this gripping biography, Robyn Muncy offers Roche's persistent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Josephine A Roche; Josephine A Roche; Josephine A Roche; Josephine A Roche
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Muncy
ISBN: 9780691122731 0691122733 9780691173528 0691173524
OCLC Number: 877364268
Description: xii, 408 pages : black and white illustrations portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Childhood in the West, Education in the East, 1886-1908 --
Aspiring Feminist and Social Science Progressive, 1908-1912 --
Emergence as a Public Leader, 1912-1913. --
Seeking Fundamentals: The Colorado Coal Strike, 1913-1914 --
"Part of It All One Must Become": Progressive in Wartime, 1915-1918 --
Work and Love in a Progressive Ebb Tide, 1919-1927 --
Migrating to a "Totally New Planet": Roche Takes Over Rocky Mountain Fuel, 1927-1928 --
"Prophet of a New and Wiser Social Order," 1929-1932 --
Working with the New Deal from Colorado, 1933-1934 --
At the Center of Power: Roche in the New Deal Government, 1934-1939 --
Generating a National Debate about Federal Health Policy, 1935-1939 --Unmoored during Wartime, 1939-1945 --
Becoming a Cold War Liberal, 1945-1948 --
Creating "New Values, New Realities" in the Coalfields, 1948-1956 --
Democratic Denials and Dissent at the Miners' Welfare Fund, 1957-1963; 1976 --
Challenged and Redeemed by the New Progressivism, 1960-1972 --
Only Ten Minutes Left? Epilogue and Assessment.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Responsibility: Robyn Muncy.
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Josephine Roche (1886-1976) was a progressive activist, New Deal policymaker, and businesswoman. As a pro-labor and feminist member of Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration, she shaped the founding  Read more...

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