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This Is Wendell Willkie

A Collection Of Speeches And Writings On Present-Day Issues

by Wendell L. Willkie

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsStanley Walker (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11938115M
ISBN 101432599151
ISBN 109781432599157

  The legend of Wendell Willkie, global idealist, reflects the public’s desire to believe. ‘Even as Willkie’s own name faded,’ Zipp writes, ‘the idea of “one world” enjoyed a strange career. Willkie’s vision was discarded at the highest levels of diplomacy and statecraft, but it lived on elsewhere.’. The Improbable Wendell Willkie: The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and Conceived a New World Order by Lewis, David Levering and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

New York: Simon & Schuster, Second printing. Signed and inscribed by the author, former Republican Party Presidential nominee, Wendell L. Willkie, to the editor of the book. Wendell Willkie plaque is a public sculpture at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Indiana and was designed by American sculptor and educator Paul bronze plaque honors Wendell L. Willkie (–) who was the Republican Party nominee for the U.S. presidency in The plaque was placed in the Statehouse rotunda on February 18th, Artist: Paul Fjelde.

  David Levering Lewis’s book, The Improbable Wendell Willkie, is aptly titled. Like a shooting star, Willkie burned brightly, if briefly, over this country’s political landscape, leaving behind an astonishing legacy of bipartisanship that had 3/4(10). “David Levering Lewis’s book, ‘The Improbable Wendell Willkie,’ is aptly titled. Like a shooting star, Willkie burned brightly, if briefly, over this country’s political landscape, leaving behind an astonishing legacy of bipartisanship that had an outsize impact on the outcome of World War II.


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That is one of the questions that David Levering Lewis asks in his insightful, disciplined biography of the Republican candidate for president, Wendell Willkie.

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“He’ll go down as the darkest horse in the stable for ,” said one political : David Levering Lewis. Mr. Neal described the situation that occasioned Mr. Crum's reminiscence years before: Wendell Willkie fell in love.

Irita Van Doren, the brilliant, widely admired book editor of. Wendell L. Willkie II is an adjunct fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is also an adjunct professor of law at New York University. Toward one world;: The life of Wendell Willkie, by Severn, Bill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Young Wendell learned politics at the family dinner table, where the Willkie kids had to take and defend a position on the issues of the day: imperialism, race relations, labor and capital, and.

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In lateWendell Willkie was a registered Democrat and president of a massive utility company. Six months later he was the Republican presidential nominee running to block Franklin D. Wendell Willkie ran against FDR in the election and, of course, lost. Professor Lewis provides a new biography of Willkie.

I think that what is going on in the country today pointed out some key items about Willkie that might have gone unnoticed in the prior biographies. Willkie is noted for putting the country before party.Wendell Willkie Remembered Many years ago, I became fascinated with Wendell Willkie ( -- ) by reading "They Also Ran", Irving Stone's famous book about defeated presidential candidates.

Willkie's story inspired me greatly, and I read a substantial amount about him when I was too young to understand.4/5.Whether we know it or not, any modern use of the phrase, in both its hopeful and fearful senses, is indebted to the Republican Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie and his bestseller, One World.

If you’ve heard of Willkie, it’s likely because of his campaign for president against Franklin Roosevelt.