The plots against the president : FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right

Denton, Sally

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  • Creator Sally Denton
  • Format Books
  • Publication First U.S. edition. New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781608190898, 1608190897
  • OCLC ocn727704124

Summary

  • An assessment of the political and physical dangers faced by the newly elected President Roosevelt in 1933 profiles such adversaries as would-be assassin Giuseppe Zangara and populist demagogues Huey Long and Charles Coughlin.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Lofty Aspirations -- 2.Rebuild His Broken Body -- 3.A New Deal for the American People -- 4.The Tombstone Bonus -- 5.The Forgotten Man -- 6.Warriors of the Depression -- 7.Happy Days Are Here Again -- 8.Brain Trust -- 9.Winter of Our Discontent -- 10.Year of Fear -- 11.American Mussolini and the Radio Priest -- 12.The Nourmahal Gang -- 13.Magic City -- 14.I'm All Right -- 15.Too Many People Are Starving to Death -- 16.Typical of His Breed -- 17.The Bony Hand of Death -- 18.Fear Itself -- 19.Bank Holiday -- 20.I Want to Keel All Presidents -- 21.Old Sparky -- 22.A Good Beginning -- 23.Time for Beer -- 24.A Gang of Common Criminals -- 25.Traitor to His Class -- 26.A Balanced Civilization -- 27.Hankering for Superman -- 28.That Jew Cripple in the White House -- 29.We Don't Like Her, Either -- 30.The Shifty-Eyed Little Austrian Paperhanger -- 31.A Rainbow of Colored Shirts -- 32.Maverick Marine -- 33.I Was a Racketeer for Capitalism -- 34.We Want the Gold -- 35.Coup d'√Čtat -- 36.The Bankers Gold Group -- 37.The Investigation -- 38.Are You Better Off Than You Were Last Year?
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