Hot Dogs and Cocktails: When FDR Met King George VI at Hyde Park on Hudson

From the coauthor of The King's Speech, the tale in the back of the ancient assembly between FDR and King George VI at the eve of worldwide struggle II, a gathering that's now the topic of a tremendous Hollywood motion picture, Hyde Park on Hudson

Between June ninth and 12th 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth have been the site visitors of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his kingdom property in Hyde Park, long island, in the course of what used to be the 1st ever stopover at by means of a reigning British monarch to the us. Coming at a time whilst Britain desperately needed U.S. assist in the clash that now appeared inevitable, the assembly was once entrance web page information on either side of the Atlantic and imbued with large political value. This fascinating book recreates the backdrop to the royal stopover at, studying the political history and the media's response, and tells the again tales either one of the King and of FDR, whose colourful own lifestyles grew to become entwined with the visit.

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RR Will fast, The Roosevelts and the Royals (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2004). RWD Elliott Roosevelt and James Brough, A Rendezvous with future: The Roosevelts of the White condominium (New York, new york: Putnam, 1975). TIR Eleanor Roosevelt, This I take into accout (New York, new york: Praeger, 1975). VOS G. Gordon younger, Voyage of kingdom (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1939). Notes bankruptcy 1 1New York instances, ninth June 1939. 2Ibid. 3RWD, p. 148. 4RR, p. 36. bankruptcy 2 1Sarah Bradford, The Reluctant King: The existence and Reign of King George VI 1895–1952 (London: St Martin’s Press, 1990), p. 18. 2Quoted ibid. , p. 22. 3John Pudney, His Majesty King George VI: A examine (London: Hutchinson, 1952), p. 23. 4AKS, p. forty nine. 5Quoted in KS, p. fifty five. 6Quoted ibid. , p. fifty six. 7Quoted in Robert Rhodes James, A Spirit Undaunted: The Political function of George VI (London: Little Brown, 1998), p. ninety two. 8COB, p. 88. 9Quoted in GVI:HLR, p. 207. 10Quoted ibid. , p. 208. 11Taylor Darbyshire, The Duke of York (London: Hutchinson & Co. , 1929), p. ninety. 12Quoted in KS, p. sixty seven. 13Quoted in GVI:HLR, p. 230. 14Quoted in KS, p. 131. bankruptcy three 1TIR, p. 184. 2FDR:CF, p. 522. 3Quoted in RR, p. seventy one. 4‘Vade Mecum 1939’ (PRO FO A3880/27/45). 5Quoted in Janet Adam Smith, John Buchan: A Biography (London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1965), p. 451. 6Quoted in Martyn Cornick, ‘War, tradition and the British Royal stopover at to Paris, July 1938’, Synergies Royaume-Uni et Irlande, No. four (2011), p. 152. 7The day-by-day exhibit editorial was once quoted in, between others, the Pittsburgh Press, ninth February 1938. 8New York instances, twenty fourth July 1938. 9President Roosevelt to King George VI, seventeenth September 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum [docs. fdrlibrary. marist. edu/INVITAT. HTML]. 10Quoted in GVI:HLR, p. 373. 11Ronald Lindsay to Alexander Hardinge, twenty fifth October 1938 (PRO FO A8061). 12Lady interpreting to Lord Halifax, sixteenth February 1939 (PRO FO A1406/27/45). 13Quoted within the Canberra instances, twenty fourth October 1938. 14PRO FO 371/22799/174. 15Milwaukee magazine, 4th November 1938. 16Associated Press in Lewiston Morning Tribune, twenty sixth February 1939. 17Associated Press in information and Courier, eleventh December 1938. 18‘Selling George VI to the US’, Scribner’s journal (February 1939), p. sixteen. 19PRO FO 371/22799/213. 20Sir Eric Mieville to Charles Peake, 1st February 1939 (PRO FO A 1665/27/45). 21Milwaukee magazine, 18th February 1939. 22President Roosevelt to King George VI, 18th January 1939 (PRO FO 371/22799/223). 23Helen Woods to woman analyzing, sixth February 1939 (PRO FO 371/22799/233). 24Frederick Hoyer Millar to J. Balfour, seventeenth February 1939 (PRO FO 371/22799/243). 25A. Beckett to J. Balfour, sixth January 1939 (PRO FO 371/22799/152). 26GVI:HLR, p. 375. 27Ibid. 28James Roosevelt, My mom and dad: a distinct View (Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1976), p. 209. 29Quoted in Peter Collier and David Horowitz, The Kennedys, An American Dream (New York, new york: Summit Books, 1984), p. eighty. 30FDR:CF, p. 439. 31Quoted in Michael Beschloss, Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance (New York, big apple: Norton, 1980), p. 187. bankruptcy four 1RR, p eleven. 2FDR:CF, p. one hundred forty five.

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