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Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America (Paperback)

Douglas Brinkley

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Paperback. Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theo-dore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heri.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 1312 pages. 1.134. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062441553

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Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theo­dore Roosevelt’s spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage, Brinkley turns his attention to another indefatigable environmental leader—Theodore’s distant cousin

Franklin Delano Roosevelt—chronicling his essential yet undersung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the premier protector of America’s public lands. FDR built state park systems and scenic roadways from scratch. Through his leadership, pristine landscapes such as the Great Smokies, the Everglades, Joshua Tree, the Olympics, Big Bend, and the Channel Islands were forever saved.

Rightful Heritage is essential reading for everyone interested in our treasured landscapes and historic sites as American birthrights.

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Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, the CNN Presidential Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Audubon. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him “America’s new past master.” His recent Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He is a member of the Society of American Historians and the Council on Foreign Relations. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and three children.

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