The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience

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The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience - Downey, Kirstin

Written with a wit that echoes Frances Perkins's own, award-winning journalist Downey offers a riveting exploration of the woman who was named Secretary of Labor by Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, and how and why Perkins slipped into historical oblivion.

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience 2009, Nan A. Talese, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385513654

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