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Roosevelt Aided European Jews, Claims New Book

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's legacy has been slid back under the microscope recently as his efforts to pull the country out of the Great Depression are scrutinized. Now a piece of his foreign policy is also being re-evaluated in a soon-to-be published book that upends a widely held view that he was indifferent to the fate of Europe's Jews, and asserts that new evidence shows that the president pushed for an ambitious secret rescue plan before the war began.

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