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Roosevelt: The Fireside Chats By Franklin Roosevelt
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Roosevelt: The Fireside Chats is an anthology of 30 radio addresses by president Franklin Roosevelt that took place from March 1933 to June 1944. Issues such as the Lend Lease Act, unemployment, and... More > World War II were all discussed. Millions of Americans would sit in front of their radios and be informed on the current political news, often bringing them comfort and trust in Roosevelt.< Less
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 84 quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt and 83 selected facts about Franklin D. Roosevelt. Franklin D. Roosevelt loved genealogy, and he claimed he could trace his family... More > lines back to eleven Presidents of the United States, directly and indirectly. Roosevelt's favorite song was Home on the Range. The Tulip Poplar was Roosevelt's favorite tree. Franklin D. Roosevelt never appeared in public in his wheelchair. Stamp collecting was one of Roosevelt's lifelong hobbies. Franklin D. Roosevelt was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Holland Lodge No. 8, New York City. “The only thing we have to fear is fear its self” “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” “You are only an extra in everyone else's play.” “Organized money hates me - and I welcome their hatred!” “To reach a port we must set sail.” “I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.”< Less
Franklin D. Roosevelt: His Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is a collection of 85 fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Franklin D. Roosevelt: “I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.” “The only thing we have to fear is... More > fear its self” “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” “You are only an extra in everyone else's play.” “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” “A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.”< Less
President Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms Speech By Anonymous Patriot
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Transcript of President Franklin Roosevelt's Annual Message (Four Freedoms) to Congress (1941)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 Study Guide consists of approx. 42 pages of summaries and analysis on Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 by William E. Leuchtenburg.
Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Words By Ann Kannings
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"A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water." This book is a collection of the fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Eleanor Roosevelt. It grants her... More > reflections on subjects ranging from freedom, confidence, self-determination and love to man, woman, sexism and life. The well researched and edited compilation of phrases provides approaching into the way of thinking of Eleanor Roosevelt. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an active First Lady from 1933 to 1945. She promotes the New Deal policies of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking an important role as a supporter for civil rights. Eleanor Roosevelt was a suffragist who worked to develop the status of working women, even though she believed Equal Rights Amendment would negatively affect women. President Truman called her the "First Lady of the World" in acknowledgment to her human rights achievements.< Less
Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933—1941 By Charles Callan Tansill
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Charles Callan Tansill, one of the foremost American diplomatic historians of the twentieth century, convincingly argues that Franklin Roosevelt wished to involve the United States in the European... More > War that began in September 1939. When his efforts appeared to come to naught, Roosevelt determined to provoke Japan into an attack on American territory. Doing so would involve Japan’s Axis allies in war also, and so America would thus enter the war through the “back door”. The strategy succeeded, and Tansill maintains that Roosevelt therefore welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Tansill demonstrates quite convincingly his central theme: that FDR sought to include the United States in the Second World War on the side of the Soviet Union from the very beginning, and duped the Japanese into firing the first shot. Tansill proves his premise by the usage of extensive primary material from US State Department files, current periodicals, and sound reasoning.< Less
Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933—1941 By Charles Callan Tansill
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Charles Callan Tansill, one of the foremost American diplomatic historians of the twentieth century, convincingly argues that Franklin Roosevelt wished to involve the United States in the European... More > War that began in September 1939. When his efforts appeared to come to naught, Roosevelt determined to provoke Japan into an attack on American territory. Doing so would involve Japan’s Axis allies in war also, and so America would thus enter the war through the “back door”. The strategy succeeded, and Tansill maintains that Roosevelt therefore welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Tansill demonstrates quite convincingly his central theme: that FDR sought to include the United States in the Second World War on the side of the Soviet Union from the very beginning, and duped the Japanese into firing the first shot. Tansill proves his premise by the usage of extensive primary material from US State Department files, current periodicals, and sound reasoning.< Less
American Adventure:The 1959 Journal of a Roosevelt Scholar-Standard Version By Keith Taylor
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This is a remarkable adventure story. The City and County of Nottingham, England (hunting ground of Robin Hood!), wished to honour the memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1949, a Memorial... More > Travelling Scholarship was announced, funded by public subscription, to enable two or three young men or women, aged between 20 and 30, and resident in the City or County, to go to America for four months, all expenses paid. The fortunate Scholar was required to fulfill an ‘ambassadorial role’ for the British way of life and was free to travel anywhere in the US but also to spend some of the time looking at their own career direction In 1959, Keith Taylor at twenty seven was a young manager with Raleigh Industries. He chose to travel by car, the first (and last!) Scholar to do so, and drove an astonishing, accident free 17300 miles in a small British Hillman Minx convertible and 1000 miles by train.< Less
American Adventure:The 1959 Journal of a Roosevelt Scholar-Full Color Version By Keith Taylor
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This is a remarkable adventure story. The City and County of Nottingham, England (hunting ground of Robin Hood!), wished to honour the memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1949, a Memorial... More > Travelling Scholarship was announced, funded by public subscription, to enable two or three young men or women, aged between 20 and 30, and resident in the City or County, to go to America for four months, all expenses paid. The fortunate Scholar was required to fulfill an ‘ambassadorial role’ for the British way of life and was free to travel anywhere in the US but also to spend some of the time looking at their own career direction In 1959, Keith Taylor at twenty seven was a young manager with Raleigh Industries. He chose to travel by car, the first (and last!) Scholar to do so, and drove an astonishing, accident free 17300 miles in a small British Hillman Minx convertible and 1000 miles by train.< Less