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In the Shadow of FDR

From Harry Truman to Barack Obama

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In the Shadow of FDR by William E Leuchtenburg
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A ghost has inhabited the Oval Office since 1945-the ghost of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR's formidable presence has cast a large shadow on the occupants of that office in the years since his death, and an appreciation of his continuing influence remains essential to understanding the contemporary presidency. This new edition of In the Shadow of FDR has been updated to examine the presidency of George W. Bush and the first 100 days of the presidency of Barack Obama. The Obama presidency is evidence not just of the continuing relevance of FDR for assessing executive power but also of the salience of FDR's name in party politics and policy formulation.

Author Biography

William E. Leuchtenburg is William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Release date Australia
December 4th, 2009
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
4th Revised edition
Imprint
Cornell University Press
Pages
432
Dimensions
152x229x5
ISBN-13
9780801475689
Product ID
3680988

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