The President's Man: Leo Crowley and Franklin Roosevelt in Peace and War

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Leo Crowley has been known only as the administrator condemned by President Truman for cutting off Soviet lend-lease after V-E Day. Stuart L. Weiss revises this view while exploring Crowley s long, significant state and federal career, emphasizing his service as Franklin D. Roosevelt s man for all seasons. Weiss deals effectively with Crowley s flaws and virtues as well as those of the administrations he served. Crowley was confirmed as chair of the FDIC in 1934 despite a charge, unknown to President Roosevelt, that Crowley ...

The President's Man: Leo Crowley and Franklin Roosevelt in Peace and War 1996, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809319961

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