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FDR: The First Hundred Days

By: Anthony J. Badger

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Hill And Wang: 2008

Seller ID: 867346

ISBN: 0809044412

Condition: Used As New


The Hundred Days, Franklin Roosevelt’s first fifteen weeks in office, have become the stuff of legend, a mythic yardstick against which every subsequent American president has felt obliged to measure himself. The renowned historian Anthony J. Badger cuts through decades of politicized history to provide a succinct, balanced, and timely reminder that Roosevelt’s accomplishment was above all else an exercise in exceptional political craftsmanship. Declaring that Americans had “nothing to fear but fear itself,” Roosevelt entered the White House in 1933 confronting 25 percent unemploym... View more info