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The Resource The dying president : Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945, Robert H. Ferrell

The dying president : Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945, Robert H. Ferrell

Label
The dying president : Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945
Title
The dying president
Title remainder
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945
Statement of responsibility
Robert H. Ferrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this authoritative account, Robert H. Ferrell shows how the treatment of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's illness in 1944-1945 was managed by none other than the president himself. Although this powerful American president knew that he suffered from cardiovascular disease, he went to great lengths to hide that fact - both from his physician and from the public." "The president's duplicity, though not easily measurable, had a critical effect on his performance. Important decisions were delayed or poorly made. America's policy toward Germany was temporarily abandoned in favor of the so-called Morgenthau Plan, which proposed the "pastoralization" of Germany, turning the industrial heart of Europe into farmland. Roosevelt nearly ruined the choice of Senator Harry S. Truman as his running mate in 1944 by wavering in the days prior to the party's national convention. He negotiated an agreement with Winston Churchill on sharing postwar development of nuclear weapons but failed to let the State Department know." "In his final year, a year in which he faced crucial responsibility regarding World War II and American foreign policy, Franklin D. Roosevelt failed to serve the nation as a healthy president would have."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferrell, Robert H
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E807
LC item number
.F4 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D
Label
The dying president : Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945, Robert H. Ferrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 185 p.
Isbn
9780826211712
Lccn
97045797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The dying president : Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-1945, Robert H. Ferrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 185 p.
Isbn
9780826211712
Lccn
97045797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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