This title features an exclusive accompanying CD that integrates with the biography to reveal in his own words how he led the nation through the Great Depression and World War II to its rendezvous with destiny. Historian Terry Golway brings alive how Roosevelt saved America from its worst fears and led the nation to victory in a cataclysmic world war and by doing so forever changed how Americans live and view themselves. Crafted from Roosevelt's own stirring words, this unique biography shows how he invented and established the practice of the media presidency with his famous fireside chats, the first presidential speeches broadcast nationally from the White House.
Terry Golway is the acclaimed coauthor of Let Every Nation Know and the author of Ronald Reagan's America and Washington's General. He writes for the New York Times, American Heritage, and the New York Observer.