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Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DOB

Golway, Terry

Summary: "The inspiring story of an unlikely political partnership--between a to-the-manor-born Protestant and a Lower East Side Catholic--that transformed the Democratic Party and led to the New Deal In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Democratic Party was bitterly split between its urban machines--representing Catholics and Jews, ironworkers and seamstresses, from the tenements of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2736 GOL

Persico, Joseph E.

Summary: In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd (which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged). Persico also shows how FDR's infidelity as a husband contributed to Eleanor's eventual transformation from a repressed Victorian to perhaps the greatest American woman of her century; how the shaping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 PER

Leebaert, Derek

Summary: "Drawing on new materials, Unlikely Heroes constructs an entirely fresh understanding of FDR and his presidency by spotlighting the powerful, equally wounded figures whom he raised up to confront the Depression, then to beat the Axis. Only four people served at the top echelon of President Franklin Roosevelt's Administration from the frightening early months of spring 1933 until he died in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 LEE

Summary: It is the story of the most influential figures of the 20th century, those who caused and those who cured our most troubled times. A parallel biography of the most significant figures of the twentieth century from the last shot fired in the First World War to the victory of Mao Zedong. A story of the power to lead and mislead, to inspire and to cause mass destruction. This is a series, at its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TIT

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: "Nigel Hamilton's Mantle of Command drew on years of archival research and interviews to portray FDR in a tight close up, as he determined Allied strategy in the crucial initial phases of World War II. Commander in Chief reveals the astonishing sequel--suppressed by Winston Churchill in his memoirs--of Roosevelt's battles with Churchill to maintain that strategy. Roosevelt knew that the Allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 HAM

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

Groom, Winston

Summary: "In this exciting, meticulously researched narrative, best-selling author and historian Winston Groom returns to tell one of the most monumental stories of the twentieth century. It is the tale of three remarkably different men, joined in a mission to end World War II and restore order. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin redefined a generation and transformed its political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GRO

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Lelyveld, Joseph

Summary: "Untangles the narrative threads of Roosevelt's final months, showing how he juggled the strategic, political, and personal choices he faced as the war, his presidency, and his life raced in tandem to their climax"--Dust jacket flap. "'By far the most enigmatic leading figure' of World War II. That's how the British military historian John Keegan described Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN LEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROOSEVELT LEL

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war-proof that he was WWII's key strategist, even on his deathbed. Nigel Hamilton's celebrated trilogy culminates with a story of triumph and tragedy. Just as FDR was proven right by the D-day landings he had championed, so was he found to be mortally ill in the spring of 1944. He was the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 HAM

Sullivan, Anne Marie.

Summary: A biography of the thirty-second president of the United States, focusing on his childhood and young adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2003

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ROO SUL

Tobin, James

Summary: "With a searching new analysis of primary sources, NBCC award winner James Tobin reveals how FDR's fight against polio transformed him from a callow aristocrat into the energetic, determined statesman who would rally the nation in the Great Depression and lead it through World War II. When polio paralyzed Franklin Roosevelt at thirty-nine, people wept to think that the young man of golden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D TOB

Summary: The amazing life of one of our greatest presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROOSEVELT CAP

Gunderson, Megan

Summary: This biography introduces readers to Franklin D. Roosevelt including his early political career and key events from Roosevelt's administration including the Great Depression, the New Deal, Pearl Harbor, and World War II. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROO

Tobin, James

Summary: "A biography of FDR, focusing on his battle with polio and how his disease set him on the course to become president, for fans of Steve Sheinkin's political biographies"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROO

Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROO

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROO

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY WAR

Summary: In the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Frances Perkins as US Secretary of Labor, the first woman to sit on a presidential cabinet. Against overwhelming odds, she became a driving force behind the New Deal social safety net, including Social Security, the 40-hour workweek, the 8-hour day, minimum wage, and unemployment compensation. Featuring compelling interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUM

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy and The Lincoln Conspiracy, The Nazi Conspiracy tells the little-known true story of a Nazi plot to kill FDR, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill at the height of the second World War. In 1943, as the war against Nazi Germany raged abroad, President Franklin Roosevelt wanted one thing: a face-to-face meeting with his allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MEL

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist War Meltzer

Shaara, Jeff

Summary: "In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt watches uneasily as the world heads rapidly down a dangerous path. The Japanese have waged an aggressive campaign against China, and they now begin to expand their ambitions to other parts of Asia. As their expansion efforts grow bolder, their enemies know that Japan's ultimate goal is total conquest over the region, especially when the Japanese align...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Shaara 2020

Nelson, Craig

Summary: "New York Times bestselling historian Craig Nelson reveals how FDR confronted an American public disinterested in going to war in Europe, skillfully won their support, and pushed government and American industry to build the greatest war machine in history, "the arsenal of democracy" that won World War II. As Nazi Germany began to conquer Europe, America's military was unprepared, too small,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2023

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Henriques, Diana B.

Summary: "Taming the Street tells the epic story of the FDR's battle to regulate Wall Street for the very first time in the wake of the Crash of 1929 that ushered in the Great Depression. Deeply reported and vividly told, it provides a trip back to a time when the power of concentrated wealth in America arguably exceeded that of the federal government. Roosevelt's campaign to curb the excesses of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 HEN

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