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    Book Discussion on American Warlords

    Jonathan Jordan talked about his book, American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II, about the roles played by Henry Stimson, General…

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    President Roosevelt and the New Deal

    Professor Steve Voguit talked about the factors that led to the Great Depression and the actions that President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to help the American people and the economy during…

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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 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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    1945 Documentary FDR: 1882-1945

    This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in theaters after his death on April 12, 1945. It included clips of President Roosevelt’s…

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    1945 Funeral of President Roosevelt

    This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt, who died on April 12, 1945, followed by biographical information about…

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    Q&A with Jan Jarboe Russell

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about the…

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    Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about…

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    Book Discussion on The Sphinx

    Nicholas Wapshott talked about his book The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II, in which he recounts the role that President Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Roosevelt and Churchill in Wartime

    Nigel Hamilton and Allen Packwood talked about the World War II leadership styles of President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The Roosevelt House…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight for the Four Freedoms

    Harvey Kaye talked about his book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, in which he talks about the “Fight for the Four…

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    Ken Burns on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Ken Burns spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his documentary series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, in which he chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor…

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    Filmmaker Ken Burns on The Roosevelts

    Ken Burns talked about his 14-hour, seven part PBS documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The film chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Second Act

    Richard Moe spoke about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War, in which he recounts President Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to seek an…

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    Roosevelt's Role in Preparing for D-Day

    Nigel Hamilton talked about President Roosevelt’s role in preparing the allied forces for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He argued that Roosevelt, by pushing for earlier…

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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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