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Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

William vanden Heuvel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is the memoir of Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel. It weaves together his most important public speeches and writings, compiled over a lifetime of public service, with anecdotes of his ... More


Conclusion: Tatsuro, “Standing Man”

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses how the postwar period had remained charged with democratic possibility, though ideological retrenchment lingered both domestically and internationally. In an ... More


The Decision to Build the Cottage

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the historic picnic scene in the place called Val-Kill, on the east side of the Hyde Park estate, where Franklin suggests that the women build a stone cottage for themselves ... More


The Roosevelt Legacy

William vanden Heuvel

in Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the impact of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt on Ambassador vanden Heuvel's life and politics. He provides a brief biography of FDR and recounts his experiences with Mrs. ... More


Bargaining

Ronny Regev

in Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The sixth chapter recounts the history of Hollywood collective bargaining. On a day-to-day basis, the American motion picture industry relied on its ability to balance a modern, rationalized ... More


Conclusion

Betsy Wood

in Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043444
eISBN:
9780252052323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043444.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The conclusion discusses the final phase of the national child labor movement, which occurred during President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. After the Supreme Court declared the National Recovery ... More


Rediscovering Puerto Rico and the Caribbean: US Strategic Debate and War Planning on the Eve of the Second World War

Jorge Rodríguez Beruff

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Jorge Rodríguez Beruff discusses the intensification of U.S. strategic debate war planning related to the Caribbean between 1938 and 1941, in the face of European and Japanese expansionism. During ... More


War and Political Transition in Puerto Rico, 1939–1940

Jorge Rodríguez Beruff

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Rodriguez Beruff analyzes the political dynamics of the prewar period. It traces the transition from the stormy Puerto Rican governorship of General Blanton Winship to that of the far more able ... More


The Wartime Quartet: Muñoz Marín, Tugwell, Ickes, and FDR

Michael Janeway

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Michael Janeway probes the relationship from 1941 forward between newly-elected Senate President Luis Muñoz Marín and Rexford Guy Tugwell, the last continental appointed Governor of Puerto Rico; and, ... More


Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes how Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) addressed the crisis of the Great Depression, which was one of the first critical issues he faced as president. FDR augmented his formal ... More


Harry S Truman

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Harry S Truman, who became president at a time when the world was consumed by war. Truman's decisive and tough character, however, portrayed him as “a supremely tough, ... More


From Darkness to Sunshine: World War II, Race, and the Emergence of Modern Florida

David R. Colburn

in From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans: Florida and Its Politics since 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044859
eISBN:
9780813046372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044859.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the reasons for Florida's historic commitment to the Democratic Party and how that loyalty lasted up to World War II. The Civil War and the events of Reconstruction positioned ... More


Hydroelectricity and the Federal Government

John L. Neufeld

in Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Hydroelectricity provided a compelling justification for federal government in the electric utility industry. The Constitution gave the federal government authority over all navigable waterways and ... More


The White House

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

FDR's election was daunting to Eleanor, who feared giving up her newly acquired independence. Marion and Nancy helped moved her personal belongings into the White House, as they had helped move her ... More


After the Storm

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The event that shook the world was FDR's death April 12, 1945. Eleanor hastily packed up and departed the White House, moving into her home at Val-Kill. On October 21 1947 Marion and Nancy sold ... More


The New Negro

Julia Lee

in Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816698219
eISBN:
9781452952451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“The New Negro” is a biography of Farina’s successor, “Stymie” Beard, who departed from the “pickaninny” stereotype to evoke a more street-wise, urbane “New Negro.” It also includes background on the ... More


The Great Plains: Soil Conservation During the “Dirty Thirties”

Thomas K. Rudel

in Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

When the last great North American frontier, the Great Plains, closed three decades into the twentieth century, farmers could no longer replace the exhausted soils on their farms with fertile, ... More


Visible Braille, Invisible Blindness

Georgina Kleege

in More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604356
eISBN:
9780190604394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604356.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

The chapter analyzes the use of Braille and other tactile features in public spaces, such as elevators, and in such sites as the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington DC, and in the work of ... More


A Sweeping Conflagration of Insanity

Matthew Dallek

in Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years, Civil Defense, and the Origins of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199743124
eISBN:
9780190469559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743124.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

La Guardia submitted a plan to the Roosevelt administration to establish a federal home defense office, and Roosevelt’s aides consulted with La Guardia as liberals finally moved forward on the home ... More


Conclusion: From Resistance to War

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion examines the transformation of insurgent intellectuals into leaders of the civil war that pitted the FMLN and its civilian allies against US-sponsored Salvadoran governments between ... More


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