An important addition to the Profiles in Power series, this critical biography looks at Franklin D. Roosevelt, the most dominant US politician of the 1930s and 1940s. Roosevelt led the United States through the two great crises of depression and the Second World War, making him one of the key figures of the twentieth century.
Preface 1. The Paradox of Power 2. The Power of Patrician upbringing, 1882-1911 3. Power in Albany and Washington, 1911-1921 4. The Flight to Regain Power, 1921-1929 5. Power as Governor, 1929-1933 6. Power, Banking, Agriculture and the New Deal 7. Power, industry and the New Deal, 1933-1935 8. Power and Reform, 1935-1937 9. Power at Home in Peace and War, 1937-1945 10. Power Abroad in Peace and War, 1933-1945 Conclusion Sex, Money and Power