FDR and the Modern Presidency: Leadership and Legacy


In this volume Rozell and Peterson bring together a collection of new essays exploring the unparalleled impact of Franklin D. Roosevelt on the modern presidency. Of all the modern presidents, FDR looms largest. Indeed, most scholars date the origins of the modern presidency to FDR, and many assert that no one since has achieved his level of greatness in office.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • William D. Pederson
  • Margaret C. Rung
  • Martin Halpern
  • Michael Lewis
  • Sean J. Savage
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1997