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Published: 04 August 2016

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780199743124

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Defenseless Under the Night

The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

Matthew Dallek

  • Narrates a relatively forgotten moment of wartime homefront history and national security
  • Features clashes between larger than life figures, including Fiorello LaGuardia, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Offers a history of the precursor agency to the Department of Homeland Security