Looking at some of America's most intriguing, beloved, and notorious presidents, Presidential Leaders explores both the professional and personal life of each president and the social issues of their times. Franklin D. Roosevelt's courage and optimism in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds were perhaps his most important characteristics. Through his fight with polio, the tragedy of the Great Depression, and the fear and horror of World War II, his ability to comfort and lead the American people resulted in an ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt 2003, Twenty-First Century Books (CT)

ISBN-13: 9780822500957