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Why was the coffin closed and sealed Rumors that cerebral hemorrhaging whichwas the coffin closed and sealed Rumors that cerebral hemorrhaging which FDR s handsome Dona Flor face circulated and a bad job was done by the undertakerHis wife Eleanor and children Anna Elliott now 34 years old androde in the Magellan staring out of the window at crowds of people standing in respect and sorrow Eleanor was no longer in the planning talksAs the train made its way up the banks of the Hudson River a map shown oneate had already been sealed that of postwar Eastern Europe In just a ew weeks President Harry Truman would travel to Europe In just a ew weeks President Harry Truman would travel to to hammer out the uture of a ravaged Europe with Churchill and Stalin To his credit Truman would take a hard lineover Polish independence it would be as useless as the one Roosevelt had takenThe book details the lives of the political characters involved but not much of what the two presidents did or the country Truman said that FDR Sono with Visits from the Seventh fashioned idealsor this country ideals that now had to be defended Both Germany and Japan can be certain beyond a shadow of a doubt that America will continue the Remarkable Creatures fightor reedom He ended his speech with a prayer We do not ear the Heroes Adrift (Hero, futureA photo of the Presidential car with its bulletproof sheathing is shown among several other photos as an insert in the book If you like history you will like this book If you like soap opera you will like this book If you ever wondered what happened to FDR s dog Fala you will like this book The book spans the period of the trip to Warm Springs that FDR made in April 1945 the journey with his body after his death and the journey to Hyde Parkor burial after the uneral It covers all the
DRAMA THAT THE TRIP ENTAILED IT WASN T REALLYthat the trip entailed It wasn t really the trip or the train but both are detailed No its about a widow who ound out that her husband was not alone at the time of his death and the Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old falloutrom that It was about a new president who wasn t uite sure of his role and the surprise of what was kept Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs from him as Vice PresidentIt s about a daughter who thought she was doing rightor her Gray Bishop father but lost her mother with her actions The best story in the book is that oneIts the story of a little Scottie named Fala who lost his bestriend and wasn t uite sure of what was going on The story of a couple of reporters who happened to be at the place history was being made Oh and that spy story is there too Klara does a ine job with all the stories and there is a complete run down on what happened to everyone involved even that little dog Fala. Secret Service documents journalist and historian Robert Klara enters the private world on board that amous train He chronicles the three days during which the country grieved and despaired as never before and a new president hammered out the policies that would galvanize a country in mourning and win the Second World War.
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MOTHER SARA IT WAS NOT THAT SIMPLE AND WASSara It was not that simple and was not as the author suggests an unrelenting hatred between these two very magnificent womenOnly a ew pages are spent on the spy episode mentioned in the book s subtitle a Soviet spy And nothing of conseuence was obtained during the train journeyThere are many characters introduced and the author does a ine job of integrating these with the overall national mood at "The TimePage 34 Eleanor "timePage 34 Eleanor At a time like that you don t really Liar feel your owneelings
*WHEN YOU RE IN A POSITION *you re in a position being caught in a pageant you become part of a world outside yourself and you act almost like an automaton You recede as a person You build a Noir facadeor everyone to see and you live separately inside the Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are facade Something comes to protect you I read this book on the recommendation of my husband a train enthusiast so was prepared not to get all the details about the train And didn t But that didn t deter my interest Robert Klara s book covers the events leading up to and and immediatelyollowing Franklin Delano Roosevelt s death at Warm Springs Georgia in April 1945 In addition to the logistical and technical details involved in assembling the Gaffer funeral train and securing its passagerom Georgia to Washington DC Circumstantial Evidence for a invitation onlyuneral service and on to Hyde Park New York Klara captures the mood in the country at the president s untimely death as well as the relationships among the primary players and the politics at playNone of these events were unknown to me But it was interesting to read the individuals Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers feelings and reactions as recorded in their own jour This was an interesting read The author takes us on a train of sadness in a lot of waysOne President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is transported in a coffin and a new President Harry Truman prepares to take over all on a trainDuring his presidency FDR was in a wheel chair A Polio attack 24 years earlier had left him paralyzedrom the waist down Hypertensive heart disease killed him and it seems he suffered with Alzheimer s in his last days His last written words were Let us move orward with strong and active aith As the coupler on the train A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping fractured some three times reporter William Murphy joked about how difficult it was to get Rossevelt out of WashingtonTruman was aboard the Roald Amundsen eight cars backrom the dining car Twenty nine cars total made up the train He and his entourage were aboard to conduct business primary activity manoevering not grieving Truman used this Widowed Eleanor Roosevelt who had just discovered that her husband's mistress was in the room with him when he died all the Supreme Court justices and incoming president Harry S Truman who was scrambling to learn secrets FDR had never shared with himWeaving together information Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) from longorgotten diaries and declassified. First off I ve read this book before I just
Wanted To Put That Out There Thisto put that out there This a wrenchingly beautiful retelling of the days immediately God Said, Ha!: A Memoir following the death of President Franklin D Roosevelt in April of 1945 However within this book we ride alongside the passengers on the Funeral Train as it winds its wayrom Warm Springs Georgia to Washington DC eventually ending in Hyde Park New York at Springwood the Roosevelt amily estate It is here where the President is buriedAs a child I had a deep ascination with trains I even had my own Lionel train set complete with all the
trimmings and accouterments so in a sense theand accouterments So in a sense the of this book that dealt with the nuts and b Page 61 my book The entire city of Charlotte North Carolina or damned near it had turned out Every street reaching away On the Right Side of a Dream from the railroad track wasor three blocks a solid mass of people They stood in the darkness staring at the uneral trainIf you are a Franklin Roosevelt aficionado this book is wonderful And if you are a train aficionado it also has its appealIt covers the death of Franklin Roosevelt in his secondary home of Warm Springs Georgia and then the journey rom there to Washington DC thence to New York City and to the President s ancestral home at Hyde Park on the Hudson RiverPage 57 On the approach to Gainesville Operation Iceberg : The Invasion and Conquest of Okinawa in World War II fifty miles out of Atlanta Smith a news reporter had stared out the windows in disbelief as the train passed a group of women picking cotton under the merciless sun At the sight of the train they dropped to their knees in the tilled dirt their palms stretched up to the heavensTwentyive thousand had come Greenville South Carolina and their number stretched half a mile on either side of the main lineThere were several locomotives used in pulling the train And Arrows of the Night: Ahmad Chalabi's Long Journey to Triumph in Iraq from Washington DC to Hyde Park there were two trains It was at Washington DC that the new President Harry Truman joined theuneral processionThe author presents well the atmosphere aboard the train of bereaved politicians who had lost their President Franklin Roosevelt had been at the helm since 1933The Michelin Green Guide Normandy future had suddenly become a vast unknown There was a tremendous awareness of the staggering taskaced by the new and unknown President And the entire nation was undergoing this and to some extent all the Allied countries still at war with Germany and JapanThe mood of the train journey to Hyde Park was predominately that of bereavement The mood back to Washington DC transitioned to a much political one with President Truman at the center of it allTwo notesThe author perpetuates the myth of The April 1945 journey of FDR's uneral train became a thousand mile odyssey raught with heartbreak and scandal As it passed through the night ew of the grieving onlookers gave thought to what might be happening behind the Pullman shades where women whispered and men tossed back highballs Inside was a Soviet spy a newly.