Country Squire in the White House Author:John T. Flynn A excellent critique of the Roosevelt Administration. He explores Roosevelts' stong points and his weakness. Mr. Flynn contended that Roosevelt's administration was neither liberal or conservative but adopted programs because they were expedient (ie, the NRA was a reactionary program sold as liberalism, when it definitely was not). Well laid ou... more »t and a lot of food for thought. Written in 1940 it is not only a excellent review of the New Deal, but is written during the time of the New Deal so it has insights of the time.« less
Great book for exploring Roosevelt and his New Deal from a perspective that is neither gushing support or unreasonable criticism. Well thought out and great for making one examine FDR in a more even-handed manner.