When Franklin Roosevelt Asked Joe Kennedy to Drop His Pants

fdrSeventy-five years after the American isolationists was defeated by Franklin Roosevelt, their ideas are being quietly and carefully promoted again by libertarian Republicans like Rand Paul. In this extract from his new book, The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists and the Road to World War II, Nicholas Wapshott explains the dilemma the president faced as theā€¦ Read the rest of this entry »
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