James Srodes

ON DUPONT CIRCLE; Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World

Published by Counterpoint Press of Berkeley, CA in hardback in August 2012; a paperback version will be released in May 2013. A twelve character biography of women and men whose committment to world peace mde them key players in the struggles to create the League of Nations and the United Nations international forums to prevent war.

FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, journalist Walter Lippmann, jurist Felix Frankfurter, diplomats Sumner Welles and John Foster Dulles, and spymaster Allen Dulles became famous figures in 20th Century global affairs. Yet their friendship began in 1916 when these very young strivers came together in houses in the fashionalbe Dupont Circle neighborhood of pre-World War I Washington, D.C. Their private lives and public ambitions make a fascinating tale that resonates in our lives today.
Publisher: Regnery Publishing-2002. Paperback edition-2003.
Publisher: Regnery Publishing, 1999 Paperback edition-2000 Winner: Award for Best Intelligence Book of 2000 from Association of Former Intelligence Officers.
Publisher: G. Putnam's Sons-1983 European Publisher: Hamish Hamilton-1983. Paperback edition-Coronet Co-author: Ivan Fallon
Publisher: HaperCollins Paperbacks-1996. co-author: Arthur Jones
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (UK) 1986. Paperback publisher: Pan Books. Co-author: Ivan Fallon.