In THE TRIUMPH Frank Friedel, who was recently appointed Professor of History at Harvard, writes of Roosevelt from the time of his inauguration as Governor of New York in 1929 to his election in 1932 as President of the United States. As Richard Hofstadter says, "The book tells us just what we... read more
I. Roosevelt Takes Command
II. A New Regime in Albany
III. A "Sanely Radical" Program
IV. The Battle of the Budget
V. Appeal to the People -- and the Courts
VI. A Quiet Summer Campaign
VII. Crash and Ascent
VIII. Victory over the Power Magnates
IX. Taming the Legislature
X. Bread and Booze
XI. The First Roosevelt Landslide
XII. A Fast Start
XIII. Depression Governor
XIV. Magic in the Name
XV. Pioneering Relief
XVI. Break with the "Happy Warrior"
XVII. Hat in the Ring
XVIII. A Champion for the Forgotten Man
XIX. The Fight for Delegates
XX. Roosevelt or Deadlock?
XXI. Toward a New Deal
XXII. To Starboard or Port?
XXIII. The Big Trip to the Coast
XXIV. The Triumph
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