By Robert H. Ferrell
As Franklin D. Roosevelt's wellbeing and fitness deteriorated within the months prime as much as the Democratic nationwide conference of 1944, Democratic leaders faced a dire scenario. Given the inevitability of the president's dying in the course of a fourth time period, the alternative of a operating mate for FDR used to be of profound value. The Democrats wanted a guy they can belief. They wanted Harry S. Truman.
Robert Ferrell tells an engrossing story of ruthless ambition, mystery conferences, and celebration politics. Roosevelt emerges as a manipulative chief whose wish to maintain strength ended in a blatant forget for the loyalty of his subordinates and the aspirations of his vice presidential hopefuls. Startling in its conclusions, impeccable in its learn, Choosing Truman is an engrossing, behind-the-scenes examine the making of the nation's thirty-third president.
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Choosing Truman: The Democratic Convention of 1944 (Give ‘em Hell Harry) by Robert H. Ferrell