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    • Pivotal Tuesdays

    • Four Elections That Shaped the Twentieth Century
    • By: Margaret O'Mara
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Pivotal Tuesdays looks back at four pivotal presidential elections of the past 100 years to show how they shaped the 20th century. During the rowdy, four-way race in 1912 between Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Eugene Debs, and Woodrow Wilson, the candidates grappled with the tremendous changes of industrial capitalism and how best to respond to them. In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt's promises to give Americans a "New Deal" to combat the Great Depression helped him beat the beleaguered incumbent, Herbert Hoover.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Important book...especially this year.

    • By Jim on 07-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95