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Author Denton, Sally.
Title The plots against the president : FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right / Sally Denton.
Published New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  E806 .D465 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description x, 273 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-262) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Lofty Aspirations -- 2.Rebuild His Broken Body -- 3.A New Deal for the American People -- 4.The Tombstone Bonus -- 5.The Forgotten Man -- 6.Warriors of the Depression -- 7.Happy Days Are Here Again -- 8.Brain Trust -- 9.Winter of Our Discontent -- 10.Year of Fear -- 11.American Mussolini and the Radio Priest -- 12.The Nourmahal Gang -- 13.Magic City -- 14.I'm All Right -- 15.Too Many People Are Starving to Death -- 16.Typical of His Breed -- 17.The Bony Hand of Death -- 18.Fear Itself -- 19.Bank Holiday -- 20.I Want to Keel All Presidents -- 21.Old Sparky -- 22.A Good Beginning -- 23.Time for Beer -- 24.A Gang of Common Criminals -- 25.Traitor to His Class -- 26.A Balanced Civilization -- 27.Hankering for Superman -- 28.That Jew Cripple in the White House -- 29.We Don't Like Her, Either -- 30.The Shifty-Eyed Little Austrian Paperhanger -- 31.A Rainbow of Colored Shirts -- 32.Maverick Marine -- 33.I Was a Racketeer for Capitalism -- 34.We Want the Gold -- 35.Coup d'√Čtat -- 36.The Bankers Gold Group -- 37.The Investigation -- 38.Are You Better Off Than You Were Last Year?.
Summary An assessment of the political and physical dangers faced by the newly elected President Roosevelt in 1933 profiles such adversaries as would-be assassin Giuseppe Zangara and populist demagogues Huey Long and Charles Coughlin.
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Adversaries.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
ISBN 1608190897 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781608190898 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 727704124