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In the Shadow of the New Deal

Elisabeth S. Clemens

in Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226559360
eISBN:
9780226670973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670973.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The Great Depression brought unemployment and misery on a scale that overwhelmed the capacity of voluntary as well as municipal resources for emergency relief. Government relief efforts were ... More


Ambitious Reformer

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's early life and education, from his childhood in Grinnell, Iowa, to his graduation from Grinnell College and his marriage to Ethel Gross. It also considers ... More


Asks for Nothing Except to Serve

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's road to Washington as the most powerful man under Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It first considers Hopkins's tenure as executive director of the ... More


The Right Man

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's travel to England in 1941 upon the orders of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who gave him at least two specific assignments. First, Hopkins was to assess ... More


Vodka Has Authority

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's trips to Great Britain and the Soviet Union in 1941 as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's emissary, with particular reference to his meetings with Winston ... More


The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

David Roll

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers a portrait of the most powerful man in Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It shows how Harry Hopkins, an Iowa-born social worker who had been an integral part of the New Deal's ... More


A Soldier’s Debt

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Harry Hopkins's influential role in U.S. foreign affairs under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration during World War II. It first considers Hopkins's surgery due to ... More


The Root of the Matter

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Harry Hopkins's role in the Potsdam conference, the final meeting of the Big Three (United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union) during World War II. Held in Germany, ... More


The Alliance Shifts

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the shift in alliance between Harry Hopkins and Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II. It first considers the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Hopkins's wife ... More


The Hopkins Touch

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as chief intermediary between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, with particular reference to his involvement in the ... More


Lighting the Torch

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's influence on foreign affairs in the United States under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration during World War II. It first considers Hopkins's ... More


The Best They Could Do

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Harry Hopkins's role in the Big Three conference held in Yalta during World War II. It first considers the agenda of the conference among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston ... More


A Leave of Absence from Death

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the aftermath of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death, with particular reference to its impact on Harry Hopkins's role for the United States during World War II. It first ... More


He Suddenly Came Out with It—The Whole Program

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's residence at the White House beginning in 1940 as the most powerful man under Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It first considers Hopkins's relationship ... More


Tilting toward the Russians

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Harry Hopkins influenced the balance of military power in the Atlantic during World War II. More specifically, it looks at Hopkins's role in President Franklin D. ... More


Moving In

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is about Harry Hopkins, an Iowa-born social worker who played a key role in the implementation of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, and how he became the most powerful man in the Roosevelt ... More


First Glimpse of Dawn?

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role in organizing lend-lease under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It first considers the Senate floor debate on the lend-lease legislation ... More


At Last We Have Gotten Together

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as intermediary in the conference between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in August 1941 in Placentia Bay. It examines the issues relating to ... More


Some Sort of a Front This Summer

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's support for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to invade Western Europe in 1942 as part of the United States's strategy against Germany and Japan during ... More


We Are All in the Same Boat Now

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's diplomatic efforts to strengthen the ties that would bind the Anglo-American-Soviet coalition against Japan and Germany during World War II. It first considers ... More


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