TITLE

FDR'S CHINA SYNDROME

AUTHOR(S)
Persico, Joseph E.
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
World War II;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores how former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's family background in China influenced his relationship with Chinese military leader Chiang Kai-shek. It reveals that the Roosevelt family had deep relations with China since 1833. The family had occupied a villa overlooking Hong Kong Harbor and staffed with Chinese servants. It details how Roosevelt's relations with China helped shape his wartime policy for the worse.
ACCESSION #
76111174

 

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