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The Defining Moment

FDR"s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

by Jonathan Alter

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 20th Century/Depression,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • U.S. History - Depression And New Deal (1929-1938),
  • U.S. President,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Government - Executive Branch,
  • Political History,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Political Process - Leadership

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928232M
    ISBN 100743246012
    ISBN 109780743246019
    OCLC/WorldCa141382660

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A former senior editor at Newsweek, he is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies (), The Promise: President Obama, Year One () and The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope (), also one of the Times’s “Notable Books” of the year.

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