Famed Historian and Author, Jonathan Darman shares his latest work "Becoming FDR"
Jonathan Darman explains how a devastating polio infection transformed Franklin D. Roosevelt from a wealthy playboy into a transformational leader.
Join us as author and journalist Jonathan Darman, shares his latest book, Becoming FDR. Jonathan is a former political correspondent for Newsweek and his experience writing and reporting on American history and politics gives him a unique insight into this nation's leaders. In Becoming FDR, Jonathan shows how years of personal struggle with polio transformed Franklin Roosevelt from a charming playboy into a compassionate and transformational leader. His ascent to the presidency in turn gave his wife Eleanor the platform by which she too became a great inspirational leader. The evening will be filled with interesting details on one of our greatest presidents and an opportunity to compare and contrast his qualities with his predecessors.
Praise for Jonathan Darman's biography has been universal: "A gifted historian and writer, Darman has given us a parable of redemption through suffering, a sensitive portrait of a marriage, and a fascinating study of the acquisition of power. ThisView more
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jun 20, 2023 at 06:30 pm (Tue)
157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Street parking is typically available along Winslow Way and Madison Ave. Small parking lot on the north side of the shop, accessed from Bjune Drive.