No Ordinary Time - Afterword Summary & Analysis

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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A brief note on what happened to the main people in this book after Roosevelt died. Eleanor was a force behind the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, the Jewish State of Israel, and Americans for Democratic Action. She supported Adlai Stevenson in both his runs for the Presidency. She died in 1962.

All the Roosevelt sons, except John, ran for public office. However, they never achieved great success. FDR, Jr. lost twice for governor of New York and served as the Undersecretary of Commerce under John Kennedy. James lost for governor of California, but was elected to Congress seven times. Elliot wrote mystery books and was the mayor of Miami Beach. John was an investment banker and a Republican. Anna divorced Bottinger and married a doctor. She died in 1975. Between the five children, there were eighteen marriages.

Winston Churchill was booted out of...

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