Constance M. McGovern

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May 16, 2011
The extraordinary marriage of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
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April 11, 2011
Edmund Morris astounds even the inveterate Theodore Roosevelt aficionado.
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September 17, 2007
A new FDR biography, reviewed
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April 04, 2005
The Rough Rider the Bull Moose the president who used his office as a bully pulpit the man who carried the big stick the asthmatic child who spent mornings on horseback the hunter of lions who nevertheless spared one teddy bearwhat reader cannot already limn the life of the 26th American presid
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November 11, 2002
Feeling totally alone and undone by a lack of support within the Bush administration and just one week after Bush had nominated her as Secretary of Labor Linda Chavez withdrew Chavez explained that her opponents especially the A F L -C I O the Democrats and their various interest groups had go
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March 25, 2002
From that moment in October 1919 when his doctor cried My God the President is paralyzed until his last meeting with his cabinet in March 1921a meeting at which he could neither control his tears nor walk steadily even with his caneWoodrow Wilson rsquo s every word gesture and act was directed b
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September 10, 2001
On Jan 2 1882 Teddy Roosevelt burst into the Republican caucus room in Albany wearing a cutaway coat and carrying his silk hat and gold-headed cane His single eyeglass with gold chain over his ear and center-parted hair marked him as every bit the ldquo dude rdquo a rich playboy But he was n
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June 18, 2001
The tale begins in the spring of 1945 when a war-weary world began to prepare for peace and dream of freedom The delegates of 50 nations who gathered in San Francisco that April forged a charter for the United Nations that pledged each nation to promote the rights of all individuals No one had y
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May 14, 2001
Who speaks for America Today for Tony Smith the answer clearly is American ethnic groups because they play a larger role in the shaping of the foreign policy of the United States than most recognize That impact he fears is largely negative and in his new book Foreign Attachments The Power o
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August 12, 2000
The Chinese had no pocketsno place to carry quot a pocket-comb a folding foot-rule a cork-screw a boot-buttoner a pair of tweezers a minute compass a folding pair of scissors a pin-ball a pocket-mirror a fountain pen quot or any other such American-made product Moreover the Chinese we