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Those Angry Days Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight over World War II, 1939-1941

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ISBN-10: 1400069742

ISBN-13: 9781400069743

Edition: 2013

Authors: Lynne Olson

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From the acclaimed author ofCitizens of Londoncomes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities and ideas that divided the nation and ultimately determined the fate of the free world. At the center of this controversy stood the two most famous men in America: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who championed the interventionist cause, and aviator Charles Lindbergh, who, as unofficial leader and spokesman for America’s isolationists, emerged as the president’s most formidable adversary. Their contest of wills personified the divisions within the country at large, and Lynne Olson makes masterly use of their…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Writer Lynne Olson graduated from the University of Arizona and began her career with the Associated Press in 1971. She was its first woman correspondent in Moscow from 1974 to 1976. She also worked as a reporter on national politics for the Baltimore Sun before becoming a freelance writer in 1981. Olson has contributed to publications including the Washington Post, American Heritage, Smithsonian, Working Woman, Ms., Elle, and Glamour. She taught journalism at American University in Washington for five years and has published several books of history.

Introduction
"A Modern Galahad"
"We were Fools"
"Where is My World?"
"You Haven't Got the Votes"
"This War Has Come Home to Me"
"I am Almost Literally Walking on Eggs"
"Paranoia can be Catching"
"The Art of Manipulation"
"Is This War Our Concern?"
"Why do we Not Defend Her?"
"The Greatest of All our Ambassadors"
"The People Saved the Day"
"Congress is Going to Raise Hell"
"An American First, and a Republican Afterward"
"The Yanks are Not Coming"
"The Bubonic Plague Among Writers"
"A National Disgrace"
"Well, Boys, Britain's Broke"
'A Race Against Time"
'A Traitorous Point of View"
"Der F�hrer Thanks You for Your Loyalty"
"Where is this Crisis?"
"Propaganda … with a Very Thick Coating of Sugar"
"Setting the Ground for Anti-Semitism"
"He Was Not Going to Lead the Country into War"
"The Greatest Scoop in History"
"Let's Lick Hell Out of Them"
Aftermath
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index