President Roosevelt gave an opportunity to study American energy and initiative and its freedom from all formulas and methods. During the eventful months of 1933 the President and the people of the United States proved that they were able to discard the past entirely – everything, even the most valuable and cherished tradition – to keep life and activity in the country, to keep the nation alive, working and going ahead.
Table of Contents
Part 1: In Search of America 1.1. The Discoverers 1.2. The Inventors Part 2: Lost America 2.1. The Wreckers, Three Wooden Kings 2.2. Prophets of Steel 2.3. Bar Gold or Golden Calf 2.4. The Gravediggers Part 3: America Finds Herself Again 3.1 A Portrait of Roosevelt 3.2 Mr. Roosevelt and His Brain Trust 3.3 Mr. Roosevelt and Congress or the Art of Taming Assemblies 3.4 Roosevelt and the American People Epilogue: Roosevelt Rules
Bernard Fay was a French historian of Franco-American relations.