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That Man

An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt

That Man( )
Author: Jackson, Robert H.
Contribution by: Barrett, John Q.
Leuchtenburg, William E.
ISBN:978-0-19-517757-2
Publication Date:Dec 2004
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.68
Book Description:

Robert H. Jackson was one of the giants of the Roosevelt era: an Attorney General, a still revered Supreme Court Justice and, not least important, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's close friends and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written in the early 1950s before Jackson's untimely death, has remained unpublished for fifty years. Here is that newly discovered memoir. Written with skill and grace, this is truly a unique account of the personality, conduct, greatness of...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.1 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm
Book Weight:0.47 Kilograms
Author Biography
Jackson, Robert H. (Author)
Born in Ridgewood (Queens), New York, William Leuchtenburg is currently William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was educated at Cornell University and at Columbia University, from which he received his Ph.D. in 1951. After teaching briefly at Smith College and Harvard University, he began a 30-year tenure on the faculty at Columbia, where he became De Witt Clinton Professor of American History in 1971. He has served as president of the Organization of American Historians, the Society of American Historians, and most recently (1991) the American Historical Association. He has also been Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University.

Leuchtenburg is an expert on twentieth-century U.S. political history, especially the era of the New Deal. His book Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932--1940 (1963) won both the Bancroft and Parkman prizes.

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