Lindbergh vs. Roosevelt: The Rivalry That Divided America

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“In the name–calling that passes for how American history is taught these days, an authentic American hero, Charles Lindbergh, is too often dismissed as a ‘Nazi sympathizer’ because of his opposition to President Roosevelt’s war policy. Lindbergh’s actual service as an anti–Nazi spy is overlooked, as are his many contributions to the war effort, including his volunteer combat service in the Pacific. But as historian James Duffy points out in ...

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Overview

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“In the name–calling that passes for how American history is taught these days, an authentic American hero, Charles Lindbergh, is too often dismissed as a ‘Nazi sympathizer’ because of his opposition to President Roosevelt’s war policy. Lindbergh’s actual service as an anti–Nazi spy is overlooked, as are his many contributions to the war effort, including his volunteer combat service in the Pacific. But as historian James Duffy points out in Lindbergh vs. Roosevelt, there’s a lot more to the story than that; Lindbergh was the victim of a long–standing smear campaign by a president desperate to silence one of his most prominent critics. In this excellent book, Duffy successfully restores the honor that properly belongs to Lindbergh and draws a more skeptical, and accurate, portrayal of Roosevelt. If you love reading twentieth century American history, you’ll love this book.” —Thomas E. Woods Jr., author of The Politically Incorrect Guideto American History

“In Lindbergh vs. Roosevelt James Duffy ably describes the contrasting worldviews of Charles Lindbergh and Franklin Roosevelt. Duffy carefully and persuasively shows how FDR pushed the U.S. toward war and how Lindbergh warned against the entangling alliances that George Washington wanted Americans to avoid. Duffy shows how FDR prevailed in the war debate and how he smeared and undermined Lindbergh in the process. Duffy’s book is an excellent contribution to the research on the disappointing character of FDR as president.” —Burton Folsom Jr., author of New Deal or Raw Deal?

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  • ISBN-13: 9781596986015
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc., An Eagle Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Pages: 270
  • Sales rank: 1,381,148
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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James P. Duffy is the author of fifteen previous books, most on military history. He has written extensively on World War II, as well as books on the American Civil War and on the rulers of Imperial Russia. He lives with his wife, two daughters, and granddaughter in New Jersey.
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