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When Atkins finds badly misplaced priorities and bluntly challenges the entrenched interests, he lays bare a foreign policy gone dangerously wrong.First published in 1958, became a runaway national bestseller for its slashing expose of American arrogance, incompetence, and corruption in Southeast Asia.A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America.Written during the Great Depression, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler’s aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, sex, crime, and a liberal press.These years the war years made Eleanor Roosevelt the woman she became: leader, visionary, guiding light.
FDR s death in 1945 changed her world, but she was far from finished, returning to the spotlight as a crucial player in the founding of the United Nations.THE GOOD GIRLS REVOLT On March 16, 1970, the day Newsweek published a cover story on the fledgling feminist movement entitled “Women in Revolt,” when forty-six Newsweek women charged the magazine with discrimination in hiring and promotion.It was the first female class action lawsuit–the first by women journalists–and it inspired other women in the media to quickly follow suit. In , she evocatively tells the story of this dramatic turning point through the lives of several participants.It follows the arc of war and the evolution of a marriage, as the first lady realized the cost of maintaining her principles even as the country and her husband were not prepared to adopt them.Eleanor Roosevelt continued to struggle for her core issues economic security, New Deal reforms, racial equality, and rescue when they were sidelined by FDR while he marshaled the country through war., the subversive, satirical women’s magazine read by over 2.5 million visitors a month, this ultimate guide to winning feminism–filled with four-color illustrations, bold graphics, and hilarious photos–teaches readers how to battle the patriarchy.