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The Republican Party and Wendell Willkie.

Donald Bruce Johnson

The Republican Party and Wendell Willkie.

by Donald Bruce Johnson

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Willkie, Wendell L. 1892-1944,
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 327-336.

    SeriesIllinois studies in the social sciences,, v. 46
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH31 .I4 vol. 46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 354 p.
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5793775M
    LC Control Number60005352
    OCLC/WorldCa715920

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      Wendell Willkie put the security and future of his nation above his political party and ambitions, and thus he was an exceptional American. There is much more to learn about the exceptional Wendell Willkie and One World vs. the America First movement in my book America Ascendant, The Rise of American Exceptionalism, available from Amazon. Wendell Willkie in The War That Came Early Edit. Wendell Willkie was the Republican Party's main candidate in the Presidential Election, seeking to defeat the Democratic incumbent, Franklin D. Roosevelt.. Willkie did little to distinguish himself from Roosevelt. He had no intention of dismantling the New Deal, for example. On matters of foreign policy, Willkie attacked Roosevelt for.

      PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Many Americans may remember Wendell Willkie as the Republican presidential candidate who lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt in the election, handing FDR an unprecedented third term. Others may not recognize his name at all. Only a select few know that Willkie was much more than a would-be president. Samuel Zipp, an associate professor of .   David Levering Lewis, who won a Pulitzer Prize for each of his two volumes telling the life of W. E. B. Du Bois, takes as his newest subject the lawyer, businessman, and unconventional US presidential candidate Wendell Willkie, who migrated from the Democratic to the Republican Party in and caught an unexpected wave of popular support in the lead-up to the election as an .


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Whether we know it or not, any modern use of the phrase, in both its hopeful and fearful senses, is indebted to the Republican Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie and his bestseller, One World. If you’ve heard of Willkie, it’s likely because of his campaign for.

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After reading this book, though, I pick a different progenitor: Judas .