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April 24th, 2011 No comments



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President Roosevelt’s (FDR) New Deal (economic policy) and diplomacy leading up to World War II was completely?

Were President Roosevelt’s (FDR) New Deal (economic policy) and diplomacy leading up to World War II completely conservative, isolationist and liberal?

Franklin Roosevelt was a Liberal. He is still the great hero to liberals but castigated by conservatives for shifting the nation to the left, growing the federal government, imposing regulations on business, following a no-growth economic policy, catering to labor unions, and building a permanent New Deal Coalition. On the other hand, conservatives admire his strong military leadership that led the Allies to victory in record time in World War II.

Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself



America 1933


America 1933


$4.99


The first account of the remarkable eighteen-month journey of Lorena Hickok, intimate friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, throughout the country during the worst of the Great Depression, bearing witness to the unprecedented ravaged. During the harshest year of the Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, a top woman news reporter of the day and intimate friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was hired by FDR?s right hand man Harry Hopkins to embark upon a grueling journey to the hardest hit areas across the country to report back about the degree of devastation. Distinguished historian Michael Golay draws on a trove of original sources?including moving and remarkably intimate almost daily letters between Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt?as he re-creates that extraordinary journey. Hickok traveled almost nonstop for eighteen months, from January 1933 to August 1934, driving through hellish dust storms, rebellion by coal workers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and a near revolution by Midwest farmers. A brilliant observer, Hickok?s searing and deeply empathetic reports to Hopkins and her letters to Mrs. Roosevelt are an unparalleled record of the worst economic disaster in the history of the country. Historically important, they crucially influenced the scope and strategy of the Roosevelt Administration?s unprecedented relief efforts. America 1933 reveals Hickok?s pivotal contribution to the policies of the New Deal, and sheds light on her intense but ill-fated relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt and the forces that inevitably came between them.

American Experience Eleanor Roosevelt


American Experience Eleanor Roosevelt


$11.4


For more than thirty years, Eleanor Roosevelt was America’s most powerful woman, yet few of us really knew her. Millions adored her, but her FBI file was thicker than a stack of phone books. She spoke out fearlessly for civil rights, and the KKK put a price on her head. She helped FDR rise to power and was one his most valuable political assets, but the media satirized her as an ugly busybody. Drawing on interviews with her closest surviving relatives, friends and biographers as well as rare home-movie footage, Eleanor Roosevelt reveals the hidden dimensions of one of the century’s most influential women. She was born to wealth and power, and orphaned at ten. Her private life was marked by tragedy, infidelity, and a never-ending search for intimacy. Yet she persevered, fighting tirelessly for social justice for all and taking a lead role in the United Nations’ landmark Declaration of Human Rights. Today, Eleanor Roosevelt remains one of the most admired women in history. Eleanor Roosevelt shows us a woman more worthy of that respect than we could have ever imagined.

Boosey and Hawkes Rendezvous (FDR) (No. 7 from Presidential Suite) SATB a cappella Composed by Jack Gottlieb


Boosey and Hawkes Rendezvous (FDR) (No. 7 from Presidential Suite) SATB a cappella Composed by Jack Gottlieb


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Presidential Suite is a celebration of America’s priceless heritage of liberty. Inspired by the wisdom and whimsy of some of our most colorful presidents, it juxtaposes the eloquence of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt, with the journalistic pith of Theodore Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman’s blunt common sense, Abraham Lincoln’s homespun wit and Thomas Jefferson’s irony – plus a legendary quip from the taciturn Calvin Coolidge.

Clementine


Clementine


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“Sonia Purnell has at long last given Clementine Churchill the biography she deserves. Sensitive yet clear-eyed, Clementine tells the fascinating story of a complex woman struggling to maintain her own identity while serving as the conscience and principal adviser to one of the most important figures in history.”?Lynn Olson, bestselling author ofCitizens of London A long-overdue tribute to the extraordinary woman behind Winston Churchill. By Winston Churchill?s own admission, victory in the Second World War would have been? impossible without her. Until now, however, the only existing biography of Churchill?s wife, Clementine, was written by her daughter. Sonia Purnell finally gives Clementine her due with a deeply researched account that tells her life story, revealing how she was instrumental in softening FDR?s initial dislike of her husband and paving the way for Britain?s close relationship with America. It also provides a surprising account of her relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt and their differing approaches to the war effort. Born into impecunious aristocracy, the young Clementine was the target of cruel snobbery. Many wondered why Winston married her, but their marriage proved to be an exceptional partnership. Beautiful and intelligent, but driven by her own insecurities, she made his career her mission. Any real consideration of Winston Churchill is incomplete without an understanding of their relationship, andClementine is both the first real biography of this remarkable woman and a fascinating look inside their private world. From the Hardcover edition.

Roosevelts: intimate History (ost)


Roosevelts: intimate History (ost)


$10.81


CD features 19 compositions from Ken Burns s The RooseveltsThe Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. Featuring original music composed by David Cieri, The Roosevelts soundtrack features 19 pieces, as well as three FDR speech excerpts. The compositions do justice to both to the Roosevelts formidable public achievements and to their complex interior lives. Stand By Water is a hymn in celebration of the family s bold progressive approach. Huzun, Margaret and Eugene After the War, and Roosevelt Saga help illuminate the obscured inner lives of FDR and Eleanor, while TR Rag strives to keep pace with Teddy s obstreperous forward-charge. Everything in Its Place and Know Howe recreate the atmosphere of danger and exhilaration that must have characterized life during these seminal years in world history.

The Gatekeeper


The Gatekeeper


$9.49


The first biography of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s administration, Marguerite? Missy? LeHand, FDR?s de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history?until now. Widely considered the first female presidential chief of staff, Marguerite? Missy? LeHand was the right-hand woman to Franklin Delano Roosevelt?both personally and professionally?for more than twenty years. Although her official title as personal secretary was relatively humble, her power and influence were unparalleled. Everyone in the White House knew one truth: If you wanted access to Franklin, you had to get through Missy. She was one of his most trusted advisors who traveled with him around the world, affording her a unique perspective on the president that no one else could claim, and she was deeply admired and respected by Eleanor and the Roosevelt children. With unprecedented access to Missy?s family and original source materials, journalist Kathryn Smith tells the captivating and forgotten story of the intelligent, loyal, and clever woman who had a front-row seat to history in the making. The Gatekeeper is a thoughtful, revealing unsung-hero story about a woman ahead of her time, the true weight of her responsibility, and the tumultuous era in which she lived?and a long overdue tribute to one of the most important female figures in American history.

Universal Hyde Park On Hudson


Universal Hyde Park On Hudson


$7.47


In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Academy Award nominee Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York – the first-ever visit of a reigning English monarch to America. With Britain facing imminent war with Germany, the Royals are desperately looking to FDR for support. But international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDRs domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal weekend an unforgettable one. Seen through the eyes of Daisy (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney), Franklins neighbor and intimate, the weekend will produce not only a special relationship between two great nations, but, for Daisy – and through her, for us all – a deeper understanding of the mysteries of love and friendship. Studio 1: Focus Video Release Date: 2013-04-09 Animated: Live-action Director: Roger Michell Starring: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Olivia Colman