Joseph Alsop FDR: A Centenary Remembrance

ISBN 13: 9780670304547

FDR: A Centenary Remembrance

3.67 avg rating
( 45 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780670304547: FDR: A Centenary Remembrance

The year 1982 brings both the hundredth birthday of Franklin Delaon Roosevelt and the fiftieth anniversary of his first triumphant campaign for the Presidency. Joseph Alsop, one of the most incisive, eloquest, and celebrated journalists and columnists of our time, is uniquely qualified to write this remembrance. He is related to the Roosevelts, and when the New York Herald Tribune sent hime to Washington in the 1930s, he found himself not only covering the New Deal revolution, but also being frequently invited to the White House as "family." In mettlesome and evocative prose, the author gives us the living Roosevelt - mother dominated child and man, unhappy Groton schoolboy and Harvard student, husband of Eleanor, disappointed lover of another woman, battler against crippling disease, consummate politician, pragmatist and seeker of ends over ideals, prophet of the New Deal, and wartime leader nonpareil. Whether we are old enough to remember FDR or can only read of him now, Joseph Alsop has the magic to make us return to that dramatic Inaugural Day in 1933 to hear him say, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Joseph Alsop
Published by The Viking Press (1982)
ISBN 10: 0670304549 ISBN 13: 9780670304547
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The Viking Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0670304549

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Joseph Alsop
Published by The Viking Press (1982)
ISBN 10: 0670304549 ISBN 13: 9780670304547
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The Viking Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110670304549

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Joseph Alsop
Published by Viking Press (1982)
ISBN 10: 0670304549 ISBN 13: 9780670304547
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Golden Bridge Books
(Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Light shelf wear on dust jacket only. Bookseller Inventory # 0002047

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 19.95
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds