(025637) Morrison, Joseph L. Josephus Daniels: The
Small-d Democrat. Chapel Hill: Univ. Of North Carolina, 1966. 1st Edition.
Hardcover. 8vo. 316 pages. Very Good in Good DJ. B&W Photographs. Brief ink
gift inscription on front endpaper. DJ lightly rubbed and edgeworn with two
closed tears on top edge of front panel. Daniels (1862-1948) was a U. S. Editor,
administrator, and diplomat. He published a newspaper in Raleigh, N. C.
(1885–1933) , and became influential in the Democratic Party. In the 1912
presidential election he worked for the nomination of Woodrow Wilson; he later
served as U. S. Secretary of the navy (1913–21) . As ambassador to Mexico
(1933–44) , Daniels improved relations between Mexico and the U. S. And became
Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt's most trusted adviser on Mexican issues.