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The Defining moment: FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope

Author: Alter, Jonathan Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 414 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0743246012Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print J10.33 .U7 FDR A58 2006
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Includes bibliographical references and index


-- CONTENTS - ' The Defining Moment The Defining Moment Author's Note xiii r Prologue: Sunday, March 5 , 1933 PART O N E L I G H T W E I G H T STEEL Chapter One Security 13 Chapter Two "My Boy Franklin" Chapter Three "Miss Nancy" Chapter Four Eleanor and Sara Chapter Five Dilettante 32 21 r6 28 Chapter Six "The Medieval Gnome" Chapter Seven The Operator 40 36 Chapter Eight The "Ghastly Affliction" Chpter Nine Warm Springs Dress Rehearsal Chapter Ten "I've Got to Be It Myself" PART TWO THE A S C E N T : 1 9 3 2 48 58 67 Chapter Eleven "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" Chapter Twelve "This Dpesn't Go for Above the Neck" 75 80 Chapter Thirteen "Try Something" for "the Forgotten Man" Chapter Fourteen The Brain Trust Chapter Fifteen The Hair-Splitter 95 99 103 I 12 I 15 120 88 Chapter Sixteen The "Corkscrew Candidate" Chapter Seventeen Of the Reservation f Chapter Eighteen Flight to chicago Chapter Nineteen The Bonus Army Chapter Twenty The Trial of Jimmy Walker Chapter Twenty-one "Hang Hoover!" 124 128 PART THREE THE CRISIS: WINTER 1 9 3 3 Chapter Twenty-two The Perfect Foil Chapter Twenty-three Under the Mattress 139 148 156 Chapter Twenty-four ''Wooden Roof" and Other kabinetry Chapter Twenty-jive Nearly Martyred in Miami Chapter Twenty-six "Damn the Secretary" 168 178 Chapter Twenty-seven "Gabriel Over the White House" Chapter Twenty-eight The Hairy Hand Chapter Twenty-nine Reluctant First Lady Chapter Thirty "Like Hell I Will!" 198 188 192 184 PART FOUR THE H U N D R E D DAYS Chapter Thirty-one "Fear Itself" Chapter Thirty-two The Consecration 207 21 2 Chdpter Thirty-three "An Injection of Adrenalin" 220 Chapter Thirtyfive That Temperament Chaptm Thirty-six Holiday Spirit 233 245 Chapter Thirtysseven "Surpassing Charm" Chapter Thirty-eight That Voice 263 253 Chapter Thirty-nine "The Chief Croupier" Chapter Forty Roosevelt's "Tree Army" Chapter Forty-one The Blue Eagle 272 291 300 Coda Social Security Epilogue "Dr. New Deal" 309 3I9 Appendix Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933 First Fireside Chat, March 12, 1933 339 343 Notes Bibliography 349 385 397 Acknowledgments Index 401

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