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Those angry days : Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's fight over World War II, 1939-1941 / Lynne Olson.

By: Olson, Lynne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, c2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxii, 548 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781400069743 (hbk.); 1400069742 (hbk.); 9780679604716 (ebk.); 0679604715 (ebk.).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Political and social views | Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 -- Political and social views | Isolationism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Intervention (International law) -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945 | United States -- Military policyDDC classification: 940.53/10973
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 Fuhrer 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"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 Fuhrer 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.

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.

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