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A first-class temperament

the emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

by Geoffrey C. Ward

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1882-1945,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 843-862).

      StatementGeoffrey C. Ward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE807 .W328 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 889 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages889
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2062437M
      ISBN 100060160667
      LC Control Number88045908

      Hardcover, New York: Harper Perennial, First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award and Francis Parkman Prize. An incomparable study immensely informative about Roosevelt's meteoric public career but also refreshingly honest about a private life that was both spacious and Edition: First Edition. A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, Ward, Geoffrey C.: Books - (23).

      Janny Scott is a journalist and the author of two books, The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father and A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother. She was a reporter for The New York Times for fourteen years, writing about race, class, demographic change, and ideas.   As Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes famously quipped after meeting Franklin D. Roosevelt: “a second-class intellect but a first-class temperament.” Most historians would agree that Roosevelt’s success as a leader rested more on his emotional skills than his analytical prowess.

      If pundits are to be believed, President Obama suffers from the opposite condition: he has a first-class intellect, but a temperament that, as recent events indicate, seems ill-suited to acting with the urgency and decisiveness necessary to deal with crises both home and abroad. Ward is also an independent historian and biographer, the author of eight other books, among them A First-Class Temperament: the Emergence of .


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