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In FDR's Shadow The Man Who Made Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

Ing his own family behind Howe set to work to lift Roosevelt's spirits and maintain his connection to the world of politics At the same time he encouraged Eleanor to develop the self esteem that would allow her to realize her full potential Three years later against all expectations FDR was once again a key player on the national political stage and Eleanor had blossomed into the public figure we. Is it odd that after reading Eleanor and Franklin I was intrigued to know about Louis Howe than FDR Franklin really was remarkable and that fact came through in this book that provided details of his attempts to walk following his paralysis and yet Howe is still fascinating In part it is because of the odd personal arrangement of living with the Roosevelts and shunning his own family which was elaborated upon in this book The motivations of a man to sublimate himself to facilitate someone else s ambitions is also a part of this fascination and the book does look at the financial motives and something less tangible a certain desire to be the visionary and the puppet master as well as a friend to Eleanor This book covers in great detail t

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All know and loveWith her signature insight and wit Julie Fenster presents a vivid behind the scenes portrait of the world of the Roosevelts during this critical time and the uniue relationship Franklin Eleanor and Louis developed Ultimately Fenster shows that Louis Howe was the true mastermind behind Franklin Roosevelt's resurgence helping him to overcome terrible odds and fulfill his great desti. A really compelling read about the man behind the scenes that shaped the Roosevelts into the Presidential people they became I also appreciated Fenster s citing new access to Howe s archival papers as the impetus

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In 1921 Franklin Delano Roosevelt the 1920 vice presidential candidate on the losing Democratic ticket was overcome by an illness that left him unable to walk He retired to his family estate in Hyde Park with his wife Eleanor who was suffering emotional problems of her own For the Roosevelts it was the low point of their lives At that juncture Roosevelt's advisor Louis Howe moved in with them leav. ISBN 0230609104 I picked this one up excited at the idea of a look at FDR s era from a slightly off center perspective Louis Howe a man known mostly to his own family and political historians has never really gotten the sort of popular acknowledgment that he deserves He still hasn tA somewhat sickly child whose family pampers him to a nearly ridiculous extent Louis Howe hardly seems like a king maker His life story makes complete sense as he becomes a reporter and works with his father Louis over reaches in his marriage choice and from there seems to become an entirely different person From his first dealings with Franklin Roosevelt Howe seems to see in him the future where no one else does A distant stand offish relationship with Roosevelt


7 thoughts on “In FDR's Shadow The Man Who Made Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

  1. says:

    The subject of the book Louis McHenry Howe devoted than two decades of his life to the cause of electing Franklin Roosevelt as President of the United States In the pages of Julie Fenster’s new biography Howe f

  2. says:

    ISBN 0230609104 I picked this one up excited at the idea of a look at FDR's era from a slightly off center perspective Louis Howe a man known mostly to his own family and political historians has never really gotten the sort of popular acknowledgment that he deserves He still hasn'tA somewhat sickly child whose family pam

  3. says:

    I have read a lot of books about FDR and this one was disappointing to me The first 100 pages of the book focused on Howe’s personal life and the rest of the book was either gossipy or had cameo appearances of Howe’s influence on Roosevelt A lot of this would have been alright if the name of the book would have been The biography of Louis Howe not FDR’s Shadow Read at your own peril

  4. says:

    Is it odd that after reading Eleanor and Franklin I was intrigued to know about Louis Howe than FDR? Franklin really was remarkable and that

  5. says:

    The only available bio of Louis Howe FDR's political strategist who piloted his run for VP in 1920 encouraged nudged pushed bullied ER to try her political wings and managed the 1928 and 1932 presidential campaigns

  6. says:

    A really compelling read about the man behind the scenes that shaped the Roosevelts into the Presidential people they became I also appreciated Fenster's citing new access to Howe's archival papers as the impetus

  7. says:

    Behind the scenesLouis Howe wasn't 'the tired old man behind the curtain' that the Wizard of Oz called himself

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