Last edited by Kelar
Thursday, August 6, 2020 | History

6 edition of FDR Intimate History found in the catalog.

FDR Intimate History

Nathan Miller

FDR Intimate History

by Nathan Miller

  • 240 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Plume .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages563
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7589741M
ISBN 100452006767
ISBN 109780452006768

This, engaging, revelatory book is an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same extraordinary family-Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts, and the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns help us understand for the first. Miller (Theodore Roosevelt: A Life; FDR: An Intimate History; etc.) quite eloquently illuminates the United States as it existed under presidents Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, using the .

Presents an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same family--Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In telling the story of how these American icons overcame obstacles that would have undone less forceful personalities, it reveals how, despite fierce partisanship of their eras, the Roosevelts were far more united than divided.   The author of 16 books, including the National Book Critics Circle Award winner A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, Ward again collaborates with filmmaker Burns to vivify American history. By giving us intimate portraits of Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the coauthors offer a larger picture of the ISBN:

  Geoffrey C. Ward is the author of seventeen books, including three focused on FDR: Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt, –; A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt (which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Francis Parkman Prize of the . Margaret Lynch Suckley (pronounced Sook-lee; Decem – J ) was a sixth cousin, intimate friend, and confidante of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as an archivist for the first American presidential library. She was one of four women at the Little White House with Roosevelt in Warm Springs, Georgia, when he died of a cerebral hemorrhage in .


Share this book
You might also like
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

The walls collide as you expand, dwarf maple

The walls collide as you expand, dwarf maple

Self-determined and externally determined token reinforcement schedules in classroom learning.

Self-determined and externally determined token reinforcement schedules in classroom learning.

Oceans in peril

Oceans in peril

These Lynnekers

These Lynnekers

Transformative education

Transformative education

A womans guide to sexual health

A womans guide to sexual health

The sea of sorrow

The sea of sorrow

major features of evolution.

major features of evolution.

Thirty-six hints to sportsmen.

Thirty-six hints to sportsmen.

FDR Intimate History by Nathan Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

I also thought this book was better than the one by Roy Jenkins(Franklin Delano Roosevelt). F.D.R. is a long (+pages of small type-in paperback)read; at times it was very slow and much too detailed (his early life), while the pace was much too fast and abrupt on his final years in office and as commander-in-chief/5(2).

Start your review of FDR: An Intimate History. Write a review. Brian rated it it was ok review of another edition. Shelves: american-history-ww1-to-ww2. Nathan Miller provides a refreshing narrative of FDR in his book an Intimate Life. Overall while there are some inaccuracies that other historians later disproved the views /5.

“The coffee-table-style book chronicles the lives of distant cousins Theodore and Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Franklin’s wife, Eleanor. It covers almost years in their lives — from Teddy’s sickly childhood to Eleanor’s death in subtitled An Intimate History.

This a heavy book — not in its prose, which streams clearly /5(). Read an excerpt from the book, The Roosevelts: An Intimate FDR Intimate History book. Read an excerpt from the book, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.

Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt. This book introduced the reader to Theodore Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Franklin D. Roosevelt as people, rather than as dry historical figures. It really is an intimate history. I hadn't realized how much these 3 were contemporaries.

I think of Teddy Roosevelt /5. “Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History” is Robert Sherwood’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Hopkins (a close friend and adviser to FDR). The author was a successful playwright who served as one of FDR’s speechwriters (alongside Hopkins) for nearly five years.

Sherwood died in at the age /5. "Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History" is Robert Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Hopkins (a close friend and adviser to FDR). The author was a successful playwright who served as one of FDR's speechwriters (alongside Hopkins) for nearly five years.

Sherwood died in at the age of   * “Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History” by Robert Sherwood – This Pulitzer Prize-winning book was authored by one of FDR’s speechwriters at the request of the Hopkins family following his death.

While apparently a dual-biography of FDR and Harry Hopkins (who was a friend and adviser to FDR) the lion’s share of the attention. With Peter Coyote, George F.

Will, Geoffrey C. Ward, Doris Kearns Goodwin. A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.

Burns has made typically dry history very relatable. While I’m critical of Burns’ political agenda, I don’t see anyone arguing his ability to make history both intimate and fascinating, enough to keep your attention for all of its 14 hours.

Burns is undeniably pro-Roosevelt and pro-progressivism/5(). Geoffrey Champion Ward (born ) is an American editor, author, historian and writer of scripts for American history documentaries for public television.

He is the author or co-author of 18 books, including five companion books to the documentaries he has written. He is the winner of five Emmy Awards. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Theodore Roosevelt. After William McKinley's assassination, Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Washington in as the youngest president of the United States. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History is a American television documentary miniseries directed and produced by Ken covers the lives and times of the three most prominent members of the Roosevelt family, Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican and the 26th President of the United States; Franklin D.

Roosevelt, a Democrat, the 32nd President of the United. All the history the Roosevelts made is here, but this is primarily an intimate account, the story of three people who overcame obstacles that would have undone less forceful personalities.

Theodore Roosevelt would push past childhood frailty, outpace depression, survive terrible grief—and transform the office of the presidency/5(). Get this from a library. FDR: an intimate history. [Nathan Miller] -- Follows the life of F.D.R. from his childhood through prep school and college and his successive positions as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Governor of New York.

It also analyzes his complex. This engaging, revelatory book is an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same extraordinary family-Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts, and the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns help us understand for the first /5(). This handsome, engaging, revelatory book is an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same extraordinary family-Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts, and the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns help us understand for the.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative, and it is the first time that PBS premiered such a film in two-hour blocks over seven .Biographical.

Baur, Brian C. (). Franklin D. Roosevelt: the stamp collectingOhio: Linn's Stamp News. ISBN ; Black, Conrad () [], Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom (interpretive detailed biography), ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ().; Brands, H.

W. (). Traitor to His Class: The .'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History' chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.

It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative.