Book Discussion on Nothing to Fear

Adam Cohen talked about his book Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America (Penguin Press;… read more

Adam Cohen talked about his book Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America (Penguin Press; January 8, 2009). His book about President Franklin Roosevelt’s first one hundred days as president focuses on the five Roosevelt aides-de-camp whom he sees as having been the most influential: Agriculture Secretary Henry Wallace, presidential aide Raymond Moley, budget director Lewis Douglas, Labor Secretary Frances Perkins, and Civil Works Administration director Harry Hopkins. He was interviewed by Elizabeth Taylor and responded to questions from members of the audience.

This 4 p.m. CDT program from the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest was held on the Books and Media Stage in the Lake Room of University Center. Included in program ID 287574-1. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Nothing to Fear

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287523-7
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Public Affairs Event
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Interview
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2009

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  • Jul 11, 2009 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2009 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2009 | 4:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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