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    Book Discussion on Man of Destiny

    Alonzo Hamby talked about his book Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, in which he looks at the personal and political life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He…

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    Book Discussion on 1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the…

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    Book Discussion on Fair Labor Lawyer

    Marlene Trestman talked about her book Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin, in which she recalls the impact attorney…

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    Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets

    David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the…

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    Book Discussion on MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World…

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    Book Discussion on Under This Roof

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he provides a history of the presidency through…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms

    Alexander Heffner and Harvey Kaye talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech. Professor Kaye is the author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations

    In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, a panel of experts discussed President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original vision and compared it…

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    Book Discussion on Timeless

    Lucinda Franks talked about her book, Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in…

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    Book Discussion on When Books Went to War

    Molly Guptill Manning talked about her book, When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on The First Lady of Radio

    Stephen Drury Smith talked about his book, The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts. An excerpt from a broadcast was played. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading…

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    Book Discussion on When Government Helped

    Sheila Collins and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg talked about their book, When Government Helped: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival…

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    Book Discussion on A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights

    Patrick Lukens talked about his book, A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness". The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Harry Hopkins

    Christopher O’Sullivan talked about his book, Harry Hopkins: FDR’s Envoy to Churchill and Stalin. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt and Stalin

    Susan Butler talked about her book, Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership, about the relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Soviet Union’s Joseph…

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    Book Discussion on The Forgotten Man

    Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, in which she examines the financial history of the Great Depression and critiques the New Deal.…

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    Book Discussion on The Man He Became

    James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life with polio, which Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on America 1933

    Michael Golay talked about his book, America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal, in which he tells the story of Ms. Hickok,…

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    Book Discussion on No End Save Victory

    David Kaiser talked about his book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War, in which he chronicles President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s preparations for World War II and…

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    Book Discussion on Chasing History

    David Cross talked about his book, Chasing History: One Man’s Road Trip Through the Presidential Libraries, in which he tells the story of his journey through the U.S. to visit the…

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