TITLE

The Builder of Roosevelt's Presidency

AUTHOR(S)
Perkins, Frances
PUB. DATE
June 1954
SOURCE
New Republic;6/21/54, Vol. 130 Issue 25, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information about the book "The Man Behind Roosevelt," by Lela Stiles. Any good American biography is likely to be a bit of American history--a view of the portion of the American scene within the subject's dates. The way of life, the locale, customary forms of recreation, the social patterns inherited and made--striking personalities encountered, all these, as the setting for the life and work of the subject of a biography, combine to add to the historical knowledge and general appreciation of the period in which he lived.
ACCESSION #
14488551

 

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