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Author LinkOlson, Lynne.
Title LinkThose angry days : Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s fight over World War II, 1939-1941 / Lynne Olson.
Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Random House, c2013.
Description xxii, 548 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [465]-518) and index.
Contents Contents: "A modern Galahad" -- "We were fools" -- "Where is my world?" -- "You haven’t got the votes" -- "This war has come home to me" -- "I am almost literally walking on eggs" -- "Paranoia can be catching" -- "The art of manipulation" -- "Is this war our concern?" -- "Why do we not defend her?" -- "The greatest of all our ambassadors" -- "The people saved the day" -- "Congress is going to raise hell" -- "An American first, and a Republican afterward" -- "The Yanks are not coming" -- "The bubonic plague among writers" -- "A national disgrace" -- "Well, boys, Britain’s broke" -- "A race against time" -- "A traitorous point of view" -- "Der F├╝hrer thanks you for your loyalty" -- "Where is this crisis?" -- "Propaganda-- with a very thick coating of sugar" -- "Setting the ground for anti-Semitism" -- "He was not going to lead the country into war" -- "The greatest scoop in history" -- "Let’s lick hell out of them" -- Aftermath.
Summary Traces the crisis period leading up to America’s entry into World War II, describing the nation’s polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government, in the press, and on the streets.
Per.Sub. LinkRoosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Political and social views.
LinkLindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 -- Political and social views.
Subject LinkWorld War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
LinkWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
LinkIsolationism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LinkIntervention (International law) -- History -- 20th century.
LinkUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
LinkPolitical culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LinkUnited States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
LinkUnited States -- Military policy.

System Number 000663271
ISBN Link9781400069743 : $30.00
Link1400069742
Link9780679604716 (ebook)
Link0679604715 (ebook)

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