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A breakdown of what the people in power were doing during the Depression and World War 2, told with an eye towards specific meetings and turning points. This presents the presidents and cabinets in a fairly good light, but there are perhaps aspects of the story missing. Still, it's a good breakdown of the sides of the power structures that were active at the time.
David Michael Kennedy is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning historian specializing in American history. He is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus at Stanford University and the Director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West. Professor Kennedy's scholarship is notable for its integration of economic analysis and cultural analysis with social history and political ...moreMore about David M. Kennedy...