Breaking News:

Roosevelt as commander-in-chief during WWII

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

Roosevelt as commander-in-chief during WWII

Roosevelt as commander-in-chief during WWII
Replay video
Up next

Obama Defends Progress in Fighting IS Militants

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

Roosevelt as commander-in-chief during WWII

by CBSTV Videos 6:32 mins

Joseph Persico discusses his new book, ""Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II," and explains how "Franklin Roosevelt never spent a day in uniform in his entire life, but as our entrance into World War II approached, he seized the levers of military control like no president since Abe Lincoln."

View Comments (3)