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Harry Hopkins : Sudden Hero, Brash Reformer (The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Series on Diplomatic and Economic History)
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Harry Hopkins

1890- 1946

American Diplomat

Harry Hopkins began his career as a social worker. In 1931, Franklin Roosevelt appointed Hopkins to head the New York Temporary Relief Agency; a job he carried out with zeal. Between 1933 and 1938, Hopkins administered some of the largest New Deal programs.

In 1938, Hopkins developed stomach cancer. After that, Hopkins became a special assistant to Roosevelt and lived in the White House. Hopkins attended all the major World War II conferences and traveled extensively for Roosevelt, despite his illness.

Bibliography:

McJimsey, George T. Harry Hopkins : Ally of the Poor and Defender of Democracy . 1987. Harvard U Press.
Tuttle, Dwight William. Harry L. Hopkins and Anglo-American-Soviet Relations, 1941-1945 . 1983. Garland Pub.
Adams, Henry H. Harry Hopkins : A Biography . 1977. Putnam Pub Group.

Charles, Searle F. Minister of Relief: Harry Hopkins and the Depression. 1963. Greenwood Pub Group.