The Builder of Roosevelt's Presidency

Perkins, Frances
June 1954
New Republic;6/21/54, Vol. 130 Issue 25, p18
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.


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