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Franklin and Lucy: President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life by Joseph Persico

Through extensive research, Persico portrays a very personal, intimate view of FDR’s private life; a love story of self-indulgence and betrayal, sacrifice and compromise, political power and ambition. Read Review.

Four And A Half Star Books

Labor Unions Do What?

The corporate news media never lets you know what a business corporation really is; it’s organized money, and that money is organized in order to control economic and political markets and to not compete against each other. 13 more words

New Geopolitics of Energy vs Energy Security.

For all the alarm over Valadimir Putin´s designs in Eastern Europe, the Middle East still dominates Obama´s foreign policy agenda. A nuclear deal with Iran and the Arab-Israeli peace process, growth of Iranian influence in the region, from post -Saddam Iraq, where a Shiiite government friendly to Iran has replaced a Sunni rivals that fought with it, to Syria, and Egypt. 1,241 more words

Diplomacy

F.D.R.: His Personal Letters, Early Years (Book Review)

F.D.R.: His Personal Letters, Early Years is a look at the letters from future President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from his first letter at the age of five through his time at Harvard and marriage to Eleanor Roosevelt. 486 more words

Book Review

Summer Reads

I seem to blog a lot about what I’m reading.  Sorry.  Can’t help it.

It used to annoy me when someone published a list of books to read on summer vacation, books either more relaxing or more mindless than the average tome.  684 more words

Sheila Simonson