Franklin D. Roosevelt and Congress: The New Deal and Its Aftermath, 1st Edition

  • Editor: William D. Pederson
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  • ISBN-10: 0765621037
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621030
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 212 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2000 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2000

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Overview

This book offers a fresh take on a key period in modern American politics and a central figure in our history.

Contributors

Contributors

  • William D. Pederson

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: FDR and Groups.
2: Roosevelt and Progressive Republicans: Friends and Foes.
3: The Congressional Mavericks: The “Radical” Populist-Progressive Heritage and the New Deal.
4: FDR and the Nye Committee: A Reassessment.
5: ‘Die Velt, Yene Velt, and Roosevelt’: The New Deal in the Jewish Community.
6: FDR and Individual Congressmen.
7: Sam Rayburn and FDR.
8: Wright Patman’s Entrepreneurial Leadership in Congress, 1929-1941.
9: A Southern Congressman Clashes with His Commander-in-Chief: James P. Richards, FDR, and the 1941 Neutrality Act.
10: Looking at the Record Fifty Years Later.
11: The 1938 Purge: A Re-Examination.
12: The Realignment Theory After Fifty Years.
13: Cutting the Deck: New Deal, Fair Deal, and the Employment Act of 1946: Problems of Study and Interpretation.
Appendix.
Chronology.
Biographical Digest.
Selected Bibliography.
Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: FDR and Groups.
2: Roosevelt and Progressive Republicans: Friends and Foes.
3: The Congressional Mavericks: The “Radical” Populist-Progressive Heritage and the New Deal.
4: FDR and the Nye Committee: A Reassessment.
5: ‘Die Velt, Yene Velt, and Roosevelt’: The New Deal in the Jewish Community.
6: FDR and Individual Congressmen.
7: Sam Rayburn and FDR.
8: Wright Patman’s Entrepreneurial Leadership in Congress, 1929-1941.
9: A Southern Congressman Clashes with His Commander-in-Chief: James P. Richards, FDR, and the 1941 Neutrality Act.
10: Looking at the Record Fifty Years Later.
11: The 1938 Purge: A Re-Examination.
12: The Realignment Theory After Fifty Years.
13: Cutting the Deck: New Deal, Fair Deal, and the Employment Act of 1946: Problems of Study and Interpretation.
Appendix.
Chronology.
Biographical Digest.
Selected Bibliography.
Contributors.
Index.