Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance

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Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance

By Michael R. Beschloss
Norton, 1980
318 pp. $14.95
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A fascinating, highly readable examination of Joseph Kennedy's ambiguous relationship with FDR: two shrewd, ruthless, but very different men using each other, mixing admiration with hatred, being truthful only when expedient, striving always for power.