How did the physical and emotional issues facing FDR shape his approach to WWII?
The only four-term President (so far) and the architect of the New Deal during the Depression, Franklin Roosevelt faced his toughest challenge as the Second World War loomed.
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Historian David Reynolds re-examines FDR’s wartime leadership and the secrets that he held onto for his entire life as America’s wheelchair president raced to shape the future before the past caught up with him.
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