Tag Archives: Jean Edward Smith

FDR — Jean Edward Smith

FDR is an impressive man. I had a high regard for him going into this project, and reading Jean Edward Smith’s biography only elevated my opinion. Between the New Deal and the US war record, FDR left a formidably strong … Continue reading

Posted in Presidential Biographies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Grant — Jean Edward Smith

Grant has to have one of the most mixed reputations of any of the presidents: as a man and a general, his reputation is almost unblemished (and most people can forgive the drinking); as a president, he is frequently ranked … Continue reading

Posted in Presidential Biographies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment