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Mar 24, 2011 9:47 am


FDR's New Deal: In Utero



What does it say about a man when he comes across as a scoundrel in a book, even when beloved by the author? That question came to mind repeatedly while I was reading Paul Fusfeld’s The Economic Thought of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Origins of the New Deal. Well-written and engaging, Fusfeld’s in-depth study of FDR’s intellectual growth is, to my mind, one of the most important studies of the man and, by extension, the New Deal and the birth of modern America.

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