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Steve Neal's book, "Dark Horse: A Biography of Wendell Willkie," covers the story of a man who ran for president with no political experience. As explained by Neal, Wendell lost the election but he was still very popular with celebrity status. Wendell believed a chapter ended in his life so that a new chapter could begin.
Interviewing labor organizer, civil rights activist, and former Congressman John Bernard. Bernard was elected as a Farmer-Labor candidate to the U.S. House of Representatives and served from 1937-1939.
Douglas Clayton's book, "Floyd Dell: The Life and Times of an American Rebel" is a biography of a well-known author of his time. Clayton pointed out what's covered in his book. Not only did Dell write a number of books, but he also wrote a play. He was also charged twice for his subversive literature. He worked for the WPA under FDR in 1935.