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    • City of Ambition

    • FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
    • By: Mason B. Williams
    • Narrated by: Ira Rosenberg
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Two political titans forge a modern city and a vibrant public sector in this history of strong leadership at a time of national crisis. City of Ambition is a brilliant history of the New Deal and its role in the making of modern New York City. The story of a remarkable collaboration between Franklin Roosevelt and Fiorello La Guardia, this is a case study in creative political leadership in the midst of a devastating depression.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly a political history

    • By Mark on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $29.95