Before Franklin D. Roosevelt Was President
Before They Were President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's deep admiration for distant cousin Theodore Roosevelt guided him into politics. Roosevelt rose quickly in New York political circles. Then, he was stricken with paralysis from the waist down, but this didn't stop his ambitions. This thought-provoking pre-presidential biography, full of fascinating facts like these, describes the remarkable and vivacious man who would guide the nation through World War II. Noteworthy photographs and interesting fact boxes add to the accessible text's appeal.