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Franklin Delano Roosevelt - The American Presidents Series: The 32nd President, 1933-1945

Roy Jenkins

A masterly, posthumous work by the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and Gladstone A protean figure and a man of massive achievement, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man to be elected to the presidency more than twice. In a ranking of chief executives, no more than three of his predecessors could truly be placed in contention with his standing, and of his successors, there are so far none. In acute, stylish language, Roy Jenkins tackles all of the nuances and intricacies of FDR's character. He was a skilled politician with astounding flexibility; he oversaw an incomparable mobilization of American industrial and military effort; and all the while aroused great loyalty and dazzled those around him with his personal charm. Despite several setbacks and one apparent catastrophe, his life was buoyed by the influence of Eleanor, who was not only a wife but an adviser and one of the twentieth century's greatest political reformers. Nearly complete before Jenkins's death in January 2003, this volume was finished by historian Richard Neustadt.

A masterly, posthumous work by the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and Gladstone A protean figure and a man of massive achievement, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man to be elected to the presidency more than twice. In a ranking of chief executives, no more than three of his predecessors could truly be placed in contention with his standing, and of his successors, there are so far none. In acute, stylish language, Roy Jenkins tackles all of the nuances and intricacies of FDR's character. He was a skilled politician with astounding flexibility; he oversaw an incomparable mobilization of American industrial and military effort; and all the while aroused great loyalty and dazzled those around him with his personal charm. Despite several setbacks and one apparent catastrophe, his life was buoyed by the influence of Eleanor, who was not only a wife but an adviser and one of the twentieth century's greatest political reformers. Nearly complete before Jenkins's death in January 2003, this volume was finished by historian Richard Neustadt.
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A masterly, posthumous work by the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and Gladstone A protean figure and a man of massive achievement, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man to be elected to the presidency more than twice. In a ranking of chief executives, no more than three of his predecessors could truly be placed in contention with his standing, and of his successors, there are so far none. In acute, stylish language, Roy Jenkins tackles all of the nuances and intricacies of FDR's character. He was a skilled politician with astounding flexibility; he oversaw an incomparable mobilization of American industrial and military effort; and all the while aroused great loyalty and dazzled those around him with his personal charm. Despite several setbacks and one apparent catastrophe, his life was buoyed by the influence of Eleanor, who was not only a wife but an adviser and one of the twentieth century's greatest political reformers. Nearly complete before Jenkins's death in January 2003, this volume was finished by historian Richard Neustadt.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Rohan

Length:

2h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:38


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:50


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:19


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:40


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:27


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:33


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:34


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:30


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:03


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:04


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:04


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:04


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:47


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:54


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:34


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:13