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Kirstin Downey

4.12 of 5 Votes: 2
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The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience (2009)
language
English
4.1 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Downey does a wonderful job of not just presenting facts on a timeline, but instead creating a narrative of Perkins' life. Downey assumes the reader has some basic knowledge of the timing of World War II, but also reminds the reader of characters that pop up more than once - eve...
The Woman Behind the New Deal the Woman Behind the New Deal (2009)
language
English
4.1 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book appeared in 2009, but I had never heard of it till I saw a rerun of the author discussing it on BookTV. I was impressed with the author, and her subject. Frances Perkins was an amazing woman who successfully worked with so many male movers and shakers during her lifeti...
Woman Behind the New Deal (2009)
language
English
4.1 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This was a fascinating study of a woman with intelligence, tenacity, and strength of vision who followed her calling in spite of some tremendous road blocks that would have intimidated a woman of lesser fortitude. Frances Perkins was a woman who every young woman in this country...
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