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Contents

Author's Note

Prologue: Sunday, March 5, 1933

PART ONE: LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL

Chapter One: Security

Chapter Two: "My Boy Franklin"

Chapter Three: "Miss Nancy"

Chapter Four: Eleanor and Sara

Chapter Five: Dilettante

Chapter Six: "The Medieval Gnome"

Chapter Seven: The Operator

Chapter Eight: The "Ghastly Affliction"

Chapter Nine: Warm Springs Dress Rehearsal

Chapter Ten: "I ve Got to Be It Myself"

PART TWO: THE ASCENT: 1932

Chapter Eleven: "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"

Chapter Twelve: "This Doesn t Go for Above the Neck"

Chapter Thirteen: "Try Something" for "the Forgotten Man"

Chapter Fourteen: The Brain Trust

Chapter Fifteen: The Hair-Splitter

Chapter Sixteen: "The Corkscrew Candidate"

Chapter Seventeen: Off the Reservation

Chapter Eighteen: Flight to Chicago

Chapter Nineteen: The Bonus Army

Chapter Twenty: The Trial of Jimmy Walker

Chapter Twenty-one: "Hang Hoover!"

PART THREE: THE CRISIS: WINTER 1933

Chapter Twenty-two: The Perfect Foil

Chapter Twenty-three: Under the Mattress

Chapter Twenty-four: "Wooden Roof" and Other Cabinetry

Chapter Twenty-five: Nearly Martyred in Miami

Chapter Twenty-six: "Damn the Secretary"

Chapter Twenty-seven: "Gabriel Over the White House"

Chapter Twenty-eight: The Hairy Hand

Chapter Twenty-nine: Reluctant First Lady

Chapter Thirty: "Like Hell I Will!"

PART FOUR: THE HUNDRED DAYS

Chapter Thirty-one: "Fear Itself"

Chapter Thirty-two: The Consecration

Chapter Thirty-three: "An Injection of Adrenalin"

Chapter Thirty-four: "Action Now"

Chapter Thirty-five: That Temperament

Chapter Thirty-six: Holiday Spirit

Chapter Thirty-seven: "Surpassing Charm"

Chapter Thirty-eight: That Voice

Chapter Thirty-nine: "The Chief Croupier"

Chapter Forty: Roosevelt s "Tree Army"

Chapter Forty-one: The Blue Eagle

Coda: Social Security

Epilogue: "Dr. New Deal"

Appendix

Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933

First Fireside Chat, March 12, 1933

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1932.