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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Brinkley, Alan. "Roosevelt, Franklin Delano." American National Biography Online. Feb. 2000. http://www.anb.org/articles/06/06-00567.html. (Access is restricted to Pace University students, faculty, staff, or other subscribers to American National Biography online)

Franklin D. Roosevelt: His Life and Times. An Encyclopedic View. Edited by Otis L. Graham, Jr. and Meghan Robinson Wander. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1985.


Black, Conrad. Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom. New York: Public Affairs, 2003.

Dallek, Robert. Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Freidel, Frank Burt. Franklin D. Roosevelt: a Rendezvous with Destiny. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front. Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Jackson, Robert Houghwout. That Man: An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Janeway, Michael. The Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ. New York Columbia University Press, 2003.

Jenkins, Roy. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Times Books, 2003.

Kennedy, David. Freedom From Fear: the American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Leuchtenburg, William E. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

McMahon, Kevin J. Reconsidering Roosevelt on Race: How the Presidency Paved the Road to Brown. University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Schlesinger, Arthur. M., Jr. The Age of Roosevelt. (3 volumes) Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957-.

Sunstein, Cass. The Second Bill of Rights : FDR's Unfinished Revolution and Why We Need it More Than Ever. New York: Basic Books, 2004.

Ward, Geoffrey C. Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1905. Harper & Row, 1985.

__________. A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt. Harper & Row, 1989.

Primary Sources

Courage in a Dangerous World : the Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

F. D. R.: His Personal Letters. (4 volumes). Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt; edited by Elliott Roosevelt. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947-1950.

FDR's Fireside Chats
. edited by Russell D. Buhite and David W. Levy. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.

Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt. New York : Random House, 1938-.


Web Sites

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Digital Archives / http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/
This site has a plethora of Roosevelt information. Here are links to some of the best: