- Author:Jules Archer
- Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing; First Edition, 2nd Printing edition (March 1, 2007)
- Pages:256 pages
- Subcategory:Politics & Government
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This book was informative and interesting Ve. of WWI and the big business that tried to get him to lead 500,000 veterans to take over the White House.
This book was informative and interesting. Unlike many of the books today, it didn't make my heart race or inspire me me to keep reading all night. At times the subject matter is slow, but it told the story of one of our greatest generals, General Smedley Butler,Jr. one of the most patriotic generals and Marines', you'll ever read about. He was the man that broke the news and revealed the plot to overthrow the government. I read this book because I wanted to know the story. Ve. How he stopped the plotters by pretending to support them before he exposed them.
Sep 10, 2009 Lawrence A rated it liked it. Shelves: non-fiction, new-york-history. He also became aware of several powerful, wealthy individuals planning to seize control of the White House, diminishing President Franklin Roosevelt's power so many of the New Deal advances would not occur, thus protecting their wealth. Gen. Butler testified in a Special Governmental Committee with mixed success. The seizing of the White House did not occur, but no one was charged with any crimes; this also received no publicity. In his retirement, Gen.
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Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. government in a fascist coup. Their plan was to turn discontented veterans into American "brown shirts," depose . and stop the New Deal. They clandestinely asked Medal of Honor recipient and Marine Major General Smedley Darlington Butler to become the first American Caesar. He, though, was a true patriot and revealed the plot to journalists and to Congress.
He, though, was a true patriot and revealed the plot to journalists and to Congress.
and the American Liberty League planned to overthrow the . In a time when a President has invoked national security to circumvent constitutional checks and balances, this episode puts the spotlight on attacks upon our democracy and the individual courage needed to repel them. 36 people like this topic.
Jules Archer served four years during World War II in the Pacific with the Army Air Corps. I found this book to be as much, if not more, of a biography of Smedley Butle,r as a book about a plot to seize the White House. He wrote many books on political events and personalities, including "The Dictators"; " Hawks, Doves and the Eagle"; and "The Extremists. He lived in New York until his passing. Anne Cipriano Venzon: Anne Cipriano Venzon is the author of " General Smedley Darlington Butler. That was fine with me as I think that Gen. Butler is one of the greatest Americans of all time who has sadly been forgotten about. Perhaps deliberately?
This book not only reveals the truth behind this shocking episode in history, but also tells the story of the man whose .
This book not only reveals the truth behind this shocking episode in history, but also tells the story of the man whose courage and bravery prevented it from happening. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history–books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more.
Jules Archer; Anne Cipriano Venzon
Jules Archer; Anne Cipriano Venzon. After his exposure of the would be plot, so strong grew his hostility to the US being involved in any future war overseas, that he came to oppose FDR's attempts to temper US isolationism in light of the growing threat of fascism in Europe in the late 1930s. By the end, his ultra pacifism comes across as rather naive and simplistic, given the existential threat that Nazism posed to liberal democracy.
The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR.
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The Plot to Seize the White House : The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR. by Jules Archer.