But what he [Professor Sparrow] has accomplished, and it is no small thing, is to show how the Roosevelt administration induced people to buy bonds, pay extremely high taxes, and otherwise support the war effort with a minimum of coercion and a maximum of coaxing. This is an interesting and important story and one that he tells well William I. O'Neill, War in History
About the Author
James T. Sparrow
is Associate Professor of History at the University of Chicago.