The Resource The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope, Jonathan Alter, (electronic resource)

The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope, Jonathan Alter, (electronic resource)

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The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope
Title
The defining moment
Title remainder
FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope
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Jonathan Alter
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Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of a political miracle--the perfect match of man and moment. FDR took office in 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing, millions of people lost everything--the Great Depression had caused a national breakdown. Journalist Alter brings us closer than ever before to the Roosevelt magic. Facing the gravest crisis since the Civil War, instead of circumventing Congress and becoming the dictator so many thought they needed, FDR used his cagey political instincts and ebullient temperament in the storied first Hundred Days of his presidency to pull off a conjuring act that lifted the country and saved both democracy and capitalism. Alter shows us how a snobbish and apparently lightweight young aristocrat was forged into an incandescent leader by his domineering mother; his independent wife; his eccentric top adviser, Louis Howe; and his ally-turned-bitter-rival, Al Smith.--From publisher description
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TEFOD
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Alter, Jonathan
Dewey number
973.917092
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LC call number
E807
LC item number
.A784 2009ab
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biography
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Read by Grover Gardner
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Gardner, Grover
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  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Presidents
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Presidents
  • Audio ebooks
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope, Jonathan Alter, (electronic resource)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 12:30:09
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digital storage
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online resource
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stereophonic
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spw
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Sunday, March 5, 1933 -- pt. 1: Lightweight steel. Security ; "My boy Franklin" ; "Miss Nancy" ; Eleanor and Sara ; Dilettante ; "The medieval gnome" ; The operator ; The "ghastly affliction" -- Warm Springs dress rehearsal ; "I've got to be it myself" -- pt. 2: The ascent: 1932. "Brother, can you spare a dime?" ; "This doesn't go for above the neck" ; "Try something" for "the forgotten man" ; The Brain Trust ; The hair-splitter ; The "corkscrew candidate" ; Off the reservation ; Flight to Chicago ; The Bonus Army ; The trial of Jimmy Walker ; "Hang Hoover!" -- pt. 3: The crisis: winter 1933. The perfect foil ; Under the mattress ; "Wooden roof" and other cabinetry ; Nearly martyred in Miami ; "Damn the secretary" ; "Gabriel over the White House" ; The hairy hand ; Reluctant First Lady ; "Like hell I will!" -- pt. 4: The Hundred Days. "Fear itself" ; The consecration ; "An injection of adrenalin" ; "Action now" ; That temperament ; Holiday spirit ; "Surpassing charm" ; That voice ; "The chief croupier" ; Roosevelt's "tree army" ; The blue eagle ; Social Security ; "Dr. New Deal" -- Appendix: Inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; First Fireside Chat, March 12, 1933
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electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792763628
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(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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  • ocn457264714
  • 5309711
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  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 179705 KB; MP3 file size: 351932 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The defining moment : FDR's hundred days and the triumph of hope, Jonathan Alter, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 12:30:09
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Sunday, March 5, 1933 -- pt. 1: Lightweight steel. Security ; "My boy Franklin" ; "Miss Nancy" ; Eleanor and Sara ; Dilettante ; "The medieval gnome" ; The operator ; The "ghastly affliction" -- Warm Springs dress rehearsal ; "I've got to be it myself" -- pt. 2: The ascent: 1932. "Brother, can you spare a dime?" ; "This doesn't go for above the neck" ; "Try something" for "the forgotten man" ; The Brain Trust ; The hair-splitter ; The "corkscrew candidate" ; Off the reservation ; Flight to Chicago ; The Bonus Army ; The trial of Jimmy Walker ; "Hang Hoover!" -- pt. 3: The crisis: winter 1933. The perfect foil ; Under the mattress ; "Wooden roof" and other cabinetry ; Nearly martyred in Miami ; "Damn the secretary" ; "Gabriel over the White House" ; The hairy hand ; Reluctant First Lady ; "Like hell I will!" -- pt. 4: The Hundred Days. "Fear itself" ; The consecration ; "An injection of adrenalin" ; "Action now" ; That temperament ; Holiday spirit ; "Surpassing charm" ; That voice ; "The chief croupier" ; Roosevelt's "tree army" ; The blue eagle ; Social Security ; "Dr. New Deal" -- Appendix: Inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; First Fireside Chat, March 12, 1933
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792763628
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn457264714
  • 5309711
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 179705 KB; MP3 file size: 351932 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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