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Folsom, Burton W
FDR goes to war : how expanded executive power, spiraling national debt, and restricted civil liberties shaped wartime America / Burton W. Folsom, Jr., and Anita Folsom
1st Threshold Editions hardcover ed
New York : Threshold Editions, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E806 .F639 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Military leadership
Subject(s) World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Physical Description xii, 370 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-348) and index
Contents Prologue : May 26, 1940 -- Hello to arms, good-bye to New Deal -- The election of 1940 : a third term -- The battle of the Atlantic -- Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 -- 1942 : the war overseas -- 1942 : on the home front -- 1943 : the tide turns -- Entrepreneurs vs. the arsenal of bureaucracy -- Taxes : government can take everything we have -- FDR and civil liberties -- Courting Stalin -- The election of 1944 : a fourth term -- The war ends on the USS Missouri -- Did the war end the Great Depression? -- Conclusion
Alternate Author Folsom, Anita

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