Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Hardcover)

The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945

By David M. Kennedy

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195038347, 990pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 1999



Freedom From Fear tells the story of the New Deal's achievements, with out slighting its shortcomings, contradictions, and failures. It is a story rich in drama and peopled with unforgettable personalities, incl uding the incandescent but enigmatic figure of Roosevelt himself.

About the Author

David M. Kennedy is Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. He is the author of Over Here: The First World War and American Society, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger, which won a Bancroft Prize. He lives in Stanford, California.