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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom
Conrad Black narrates the story of FDR's life with an obvious affection for his subject. Black's portrait shows FDR as a supercilious, facile young man who stretches the truth often to the breaking point; the courageous quadriplegic, struck down by poliomyelitis at age 39, just as he was about to step onto the national political scene, his character radically changed for the good by his affliction; the reforming governor of New York (1928-1932); and the ...