FDR: Phase II

Franklin Roosevelt is probably on the way to being the most-written-about U.S. president since Lincoln. Scheduled for release this fall:

As He Saw It, by F.D.R.'s second son, Elliott Roosevelt, with a foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. (Says Elliott in an introduction: "I shared his most intimate thoughts. . . .")

F.D.R.—My Boss, by former presidential private secretary Grace Tully.

Frontier on the Potomac, by former Press Secretary Jonathan Daniels.

The Roosevelt I Knew, by former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins.

Dinner at the White House, by Louis Adamic.

White House Physician, by Vice-Admiral Ross T. Mclntyre.

Obviously all the authors are admirers of the late President. The estimates...

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