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Author Beschloss, Michael R.

Title Kennedy and Roosevelt : the uneasy alliance / Michael R. Beschloss ; foreword by James MacGregor Burns.

Imprint New York : Norton, c1980.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  973.917 R677Bbe 1980    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [281]-306.
Note Includes index.
Contents Preface -- Prologue / October 1940 -- Contest of traditions. The Roosevelts of Hyde Park ; The Kennedys of East Boston -- Apprentices in business and politics. Patrician in the arena ; Rise of a businessman ; The businessman and the politician -- Men of the New Era. Business statesman ; Rugged individualist ; Citizens in a business civilization -- Springtime of an alliance. Nomination at Chicago ; The man of mystery ; The ways of providence ; "Set a thief to catch a thief" ; New dealer in finance -- Men of the New Deal. Kennedy and the New Deal ; Summer solstice ; The priest of the Little Flower ; "I'm for Roosevelt" and "I'm for Kennedy" ; The greatest joke in the world -- Struggle over foreign policy. Influence from London ; Kennedy for president ; The path to Munich ; Brickbats over the Atlantic ; "The end of everything" -- Turning of the leaves. Diplomatic tug-of-war ; Reprise: Kennedy for president ; "I do not enjoy being a dummy" ; Fateful return ; The greatest cause in the world -- Winter of discontent. To be and not to be ; In the leper colony ; Final reunion -- Epilogue / The denouncement. A new generation ; The uneasy alliance.
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Friends and associates.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 -- Friends and associates.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
ISBN 0393013359

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