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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Head of State (30-Jan-1882 — 12-Apr-1945)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Jonathan Alter. The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope. Simon and Schuster. 2006. 432pp.

Simon Berthon. Allies at War: The Bitter Rivalry Among Churchill, Roosevelt and De Gaulle. New York: Carroll & Graf. 2001. 354pp.

Michael Beschloss. The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2002. 377pp.

Gary Dean Best. Pride, Prejudice, and Politics: Roosevelt Versus Recovery, 1933-1938. Praeger. 1991. 288pp.

Jim Bishop. FDR's Last Year: April 1944-April 1945. New York: Morrow. 1974.

Conrad Black. Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom. New York: Public Affairs. 2003. 1280pp.

H. W. Brands. Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New York: Doubleday. 2008. 888pp.

Richard Breitman; Allan J. Lichtman. FDR and the Jews. Harvard University Press. 2013. 448pp.

James MacGregor Burns. Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox. New York, New York: Harvest Books. 1956.

James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn. The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. 2001. 678pp.

James MacGregory Burns. Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, 1940-1945. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1970.

Robert Dallek. Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945. Oxford University Press. 1979. 657pp.

Kenneth S. Davis. FDR. Putnam and Random House. 1972-2000. (5 vols.) I: The Beckoning of Destiny, 1882-1928. II: The New York Years, 1928-1933. III: The New Deal Years, 1932-1937. IV: Into the Storm, 1937-1940. V: The War President, 1940-1943.

Thomas Fleming. The War Within World War II: Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Struggle for Supremacy. The Perseus Press. 2001. 639pp.

Frank Freidel. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Boston: Little, Brown. 1952-73. (4 vols.) 456pp. + 320pp. + 433pp. + 574pp.

Doris Kearns Goodwin. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1994.

John Gunther. Roosevelt in Retrospect. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1946.

John Lamberton Harper. American Visions of Europe: Franklin D. Roosevelt, George F. Kennan, and Dean G. Acheson. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 378pp.

Alden Hatch. Franklin D. Roosevelt: An Informal Biography. New York: Henry Holt. 1947. 413pp.

David E. Kaiser. No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War. New York: Basic Books. 2014. 408pp.

Warren F. Kimball. The Juggler: Franklin Roosevelt as Wartime Statesman. Princeton University Press. 1991. 304pp.

Clark Kinnaird (editor). The Real F. D. R.: An Intimate Close-Up in Pictures & Anecdotes, with a Factual Record of His Life & Works. Citadel. 1945.

Jonas Klein. Beloved Island: Franklin and Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello. Forest Dale, VT: Paul S. Eriksson Publisher. 2000.

Joseph P. Lash. Eleanor and Franklin. New York: W. W. Norton. 1971.

William E. Leuchtenburg. The FDR Years: On Roosevelt and His Legacy. Columbia University Press. 1995. 377pp.

William E. Leuchtenburg. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940. New York: Harper & Row. 1963. 393pp.

Frederick W. Marks III. Wind Over Sand: The Diplomacy of Franklin Roosevelt. University of Georgia Press. 1988. 462pp.

George McJimsey. The Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. University Press of Kansas. 2000. 355pp.

Nathan Miller. The Roosevelt Chronicles: The Story of a Great American Family. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1979. 377pp.

Ted Morgan. FDR: A Biography. New York: Simon And Schuster. 1985.

Frances Perkins. The Roosevelt I Knew. New York: The Viking Press. 1946. 408pp.

Joseph E. Persico. Roosevelt's Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage. New York: Random House. 2001.

Elliott Roosevelt. As He Saw It. New York: Duel, Sloan, and Pearce. 1946.

Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt. New York: Random House. 1938-50. (13 vols.)

James Roosevelt; Sidney Shalett. Affectionately, F. D. R.: A Son's Story of a Lonely Man. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company. 1959. 394pp.

Robert Shogan. Hard Bargain: How FDR Twisted Churchill's Arm, Evaded the Law, and Changed the Role of the American Presidency. Scribner. 1995.

Jean Edward Smith. FDR. New York: Random House. 2007. 858pp.

David Stafford. Roosevelt & Churchill: Men of Secrets. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press. 2000. 359pp.

Rexford Guy Tugwell. The Art of Politics as Practiced by Three Great Americans: Franklin Delano Rosevelt, Luis Munoz Marin, and Fiorello Guardia. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1958. 295pp.

Resa Willis. FDR and Lucy: Lovers and Friends. Routledge. 2004. 200pp. Lucy Mercer Rutherford, his mistress for over 30 years.

David B. Woolner; Warren F. Kimball; David Reynolds (editors). FDR's World: War, Peace, and Legacies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. 254pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.953)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.654)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.607)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1261)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.891)

  12. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.642)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.652)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.887)

  15. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (pp.165-67)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.625)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.429)

  18. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.581)

  19. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.277)

  20. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (pp.467-72)

  21. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.454)

  22. Encyclopedia of Heads of State and Governments 1900 through 1945 (p.463)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.183)




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