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Title:
The improbable Wendell Willkie : the businessman who saved the Republican Party and his country, and conceived a new world order
Author:
Lewis, David L., 1936- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton and Company, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
xvi, 371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Presents the story of the 1940s Wall Street attorney and presidential candidate to explore his advocacy of civil rights, promotion of America's involvement in international politics, and enduring legacy.
Language:
English
Contents:
Elwood, August 17, 1940 -- "Grass-roots stuff" -- Puerto Rico to Commonwealth & Southern -- Willkie v. FDR: the politics of business, the business of politics -- 1940: political science and serendipity -- The Philadelphia story -- Saving the GOP to save freedom -- Pas de deux: Willkie and Roosevelt -- Exceptionalism at work -- One world or nothing -- 1944--not this time.
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ISBN:
9780871404572
Format :
Book

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