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Nothing To Fear
FDR in Photographs

By Hugh Gregory Gallagher

ISBN 978-0-918339-56-0 (Hardcover) |ISBN 978-0-918339-57-7 (Paper)
160 pages
| 10 x 7 | Acid Free Paper |Index |$ 26.95 (Hardcover) | $16.95 (Paper)

Vandamere Press is pleased to offer Nothing to Fear by Award-winning Roosevelt biographer, Hugh Gregory Gallagher. At the beginning of each chapter, this stunning new photo biography of the greatest American president of the Twentieth Century contains a short, concise introduction providing  an honest assessment of FDR at various stages in his life and times, explaining  in readily accessible fashion, the depths of the Great Depression, the suffering and despair caused by this collapse of the American economy, and how FDR dealt with it; the horrors caused by World War II, how close Hitler came to victory, and how Roosevelt was able lead the nation and its allies to victory; and the changes in American society and government made by FDR that became his  lasting legacy.

The book is lavishly illustrated with photos of FDR, his family,  and the important leaders and events of those amazing  years.  The most famous photos of the President are included as well as  many never before published. The photographs selected portray a delicate balance of the public and private FDR and his times, and reflect  the complete FDR.   The author researched numerous sources including  the archives of the FDR presidential library, the Warm Springs Foundation, the Department of Navy, the National Archives, and the Library of Congress to find the compelling and descriptive pictures of FDR the man and his times.  A must for all collections.

About The Author

The author is a writer and scholar on the Washington scene. He served in the Johnson White House and as a Senate staffer. His previous books include: the award-winning, highly acclaimed FDR's Splendid Deception (FDR Memorial Edition [3rd edition] Vandamere,   Press, 19990; Black Bird Fly Away: Disabled in an Able-bodied World (Vandamere Press, 1998); By Trust Betrayed: Patients, Physicians, and the License to Kill in the Third Reich, 2nd Edition (Vandamere Press, 1995);  Etok: A Story of Eskimo Power, (G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1975); and Advise and Obstruct: The Role of the United States Senate in Foreign Policy Decisions ( Delacorte, 1969), a Pulitzer Prize Nominee.  His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, People, Mainstream, and many other publications. He is a highly regarded and popular speaker nationwide on both disability and presidential history. He is the father of the Architectural Barriers Act, and considered to be the grandfather of the Disability Rights Act. Gallagher contracted paralytic polio in 1952. He was rehabilitated at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. He is paraplegic, uses a wheelchair, and lives in Cabin John, Maryland. In 1995 he was awarded the prestigious Henry B. Betts award in recognition of his lifelong contributions to disability thought.


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