The Democratic Convention Of 1944
||Ferrell, Robert H.|
|Series title:||Give 'em Hell Harry Ser.|
|Publication Date:||May 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Missouri Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $25.00|
| Book Description: |
As Franklin D. Roosevelt's health deteriorated in the months leading up to the Democratic National Convention of 1944, Democratic leaders confronted a dire situation. Given the inevitability of the president's death during a fourth term, the choice of a running mate for FDR was of profound importance. The Democrats needed a man they could trust. They needed Harry S. Truman.
Robert Ferrell tells an engrossing tale of ruthless ambition, secret meetings, and party...