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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Religion and the crisis of the democratic state of mind.

Michael Gerson
Nov. 7 2017 12:01AM

He brought the Holocaust to public attention.

Edward White
Nov. 6 2017 12:01AM

In declining to restore the rights of North African Jews in the wake of their 1942 invasion, did the Allies act with “deceit and duplicity,” or were their reasons defensible?

Oct. 23 2017 12:01AM

Did they provide a conduit for Hitler’s propaganda?

Michael Rosenwald
May 12 2017 12:01AM

Hitler, not FDR, caused the Holocaust. American isolationism, not refugee policy, helped him do it.

Walter Russell Mead and Nicholas M. Gallagher
Jan. 30 2017 12:01AM

And why didn’t it?

Jay Winik
Jan. 6 2016 12:01AM

A new book tells the story.

Oct. 29 2015 12:01AM

Remembering Jan Karski, the Pole who told FDR to his face about the Holocaust, and still wondered if he’d done enough.

Sept. 9 2014 6:32PM

Even as the Roosevelt administration adamantly refused to divert military resources to the rescue of Jews from Nazi-occupied Europe, it willingly committed them to the salvage of paintings.

Rafael Medoff
Jan. 30 2014 5:00AM

In 1937, William E. Dodd returned from a four-year tour as U.S. ambassador to Germany warning of the Nazi threat to the Jews and. . .

Michael Abramowitz
Jan. 13 2014 12:00AM

A new book explains FDR’s failure to act decisively on behalf of European Jewry in terms of political constraints on his presidency; but some constraints require transcending.

Ira Katznelson
July 10 2013 12:00AM

A collection of reports on wartime Germany sheds light on the Marxist Jewish refugees hired by the U.S. government to explain Hitler and the Nazis.

William E. Scheuerman
June 24 2013 12:00AM