Book: Righteous Pilgrim

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Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952

Author: Tom H. Watkins
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co

Harold Le Clair Ickes made his first reputation as a newsman in Chicago’s gilded era. He made his second as a mover and shaker in the Progressive Party. And he made his third as our longest-serving and most influential Interior Secretary and one of the most volatile of FDR’s New Dealers. Now Watkins brings to life this prototypical American.

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