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This is a riveting read, and most highly recommended.
I'm sure our new President-elect and his staff are reading this book so they can learn how to make great things happen in Washington in only 100 days.
FDR was a complex character, and Alter gives us a balanced picture of both the strengths and weaknesses.
I love reading about history and I grew up listening to my grandparents raving about our wonderful President who kept us going through a grand Depression and of course World War... Read morePublished 11 hours ago by Carole Baez
I agree with those who might view the first three parts of this book as a challenging, yet interesting mishmash. Read morePublished 18 hours ago by clsxmas
This book was a very nice surprise! It was a VERY balanced view of FDR. The author did not shy away from discussing the great Presidents faults and failures. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Michael Lapelosa
This is a good review of the history of this frightening time in America. It is amazing how much America has chanced since then and how much the influences of Big Money hasn't. Read morePublished 9 days ago by jim
President Roosevelt accomplished so much in his presidency that we now take for granted-mind boggling how many public programs he started.Published 10 days ago by Carol M. Buchel
Great review of the Rooseve;t years with new information. Well written and thorough..Non publick data was very interesting/A good readPublished 11 days ago by Robert A. Chase
This is a balanced account of the period during the Great Depression when FDR first assumed office, and of the almost miraculous "hundred days" that followed. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Bruce J. Turner
Jonathon Alters' book reads like a novel. He describes a time in history when our veritable way of life was threatened by a great economic catastrophe and how and why FDR averted... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Jerry Kromberg
A convincing presentation of the right man for the times concept. Gives a more nuanced picture of FDR's political gifts and failings. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Erial