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The book is well written, well documented and very interesting.
Alter does a very good job of showing how FDR's upbringing and his bout with polio helped form him into the man he was when he became president.
I definitely recommend the book, but only if one has read a substantial number of the many other very good books on FDR.
Such a scary time for America and the world. It was a time for new thinking, complete and rigorous discussion, flexibility of response. Read morePublished 26 days ago by W. Stringer
The first 100 days were for the remaining presidents a test of what could be accomplished. FDR passed more legislature that took the social needs of the people into the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by watersdown
A great review FDR's first three months as president. Goes hand in hand with the recent Ken Burns analysis of the most important months in our nation's history.Published 3 months ago by Lawrence gilbert
A pleasant read--Mr. Alter's approach reminded me of "Only Yesterday." Sufficient documentation exists to establish this as a serious work; however, it is not so... Read morePublished 3 months ago by JC1969
This is a great book about the the first 100 days. FDR was a pragmatist. He was looking for whatever worked. We could use more of that.Published 3 months ago by SenorFrog
Really glad I got this book, very well written. I got the Audio addition and it was well read.Published 4 months ago by The Great Buzzwami
Jonathan Alter offers thoughtful and thorough assessments of all that came together around and within President Roosevelt which made him the person for restoring hope. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lisa Hanse
I've read so much about World War II, about Churchill, and bits and snippets about FDR. But I didn't know much about FDR's first hundred days and what he accomplished then. Read morePublished 6 months ago by K. L Sadler