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The defining moment: FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope

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In this dramatic and fascinating account, Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter shows how Franklin Delano Roosevelt used his first one hundred days in office to lift the country from the despair and paralysis of the Great Depression and trasform the American presidency. Instead of becoming the dictator so many wanted in those first days, FDR rescued banks, put men to work immediately, and laid the groundwork for his most ambitious achievements, including what eventually became the Social Security Administration. Alter explains how FDR's background and experiences uniquely qualified him to pull off an astonishing conjuring act that saved both democracy and capitalism.

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subject_facet New Deal, 1933-1939
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1932
Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945
United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
title_display The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope
title_full The Defining Moment FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope
The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope / Jonathan Alter
title_short The defining moment :
title_sub FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope
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Election
History
New Deal, 1933-1939
Nonfiction
Politics and government
Presidents
Roosevelt, Franklin D
Social conditions