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    Presidential Illness

    Panelists discussed the impact of presidential illness during the administrations of Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and Lyndon Johnson. This panel was part of the…

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    Book Discussion on FDR and the Jews

    Richard Breitman talked about the book he co-wrote, FDR and the Jews, in which he examines the historical debate over whether President Franklin D. Roosevelt was indifferent to or a…

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    Book Discussion 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 The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism

    David Davenport talked about the book he wrote with Gordon Lloyd, The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry, in which he argues that the debate over the New Deal in…

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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Rights

    Historian Allida Black and Tracy Roosevelt, great-granddaughter of Eleanor Roosevelt, talked about how Eleanor Roosevelt influenced JFK’s policies on Women’s Rights. First…

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    Book Discussion on The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

    Brian Dolinar led a discussion about the book, The Negro in Illinois, a project that was part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration. The project employed…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Second Act

    Richard Moe, former senior advisor to President Jimmy Carter and chief of staff to Vice President Walter Mondale, talked about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940…

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    Roosevelt Funeral Train

    Carl Lindblade talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s funeral train. The presidential train was converted so that the casket could be seen by Americans who lined the…

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    Allida Black on Eleanor Roosevelt's Tomorrow Is Now

    Allida Black delivered the keynote address at the 2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival. She spoke about Eleanor Roosevelt’s book, Tomorrow Is Now. Professor Black wrote an…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Centurions

    Joseph Persico talked about his book, Roosevelt' s Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II. The 2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D.…

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    Book Discussion on Rendezvous With Destiny

    Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, talked about his book, Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Rededication

    At a rededication ceremony for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, speakers talked about the development of the site in Hyde Park, New York, and the legacy of the…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal

    Sidney Milkis taught a class about President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal domestic economic programs enacted between 1933 and 1936. The New Deal programs included the Emergency…

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    1944 Presidential Election

    Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt, challenged by New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, sought his fourth term in…

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    Book Discussion on Fear Itself

    Ira Katznelson talked about his book, Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time, in which he presents a history of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights

    Blanche Weisen Cook talked about the legacy of the Eleanor Roosevelt and the former first lady’s commitment to human rights around the world. She spoke at Adelphi University in…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Presidential Leadership

    H.W Brands talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt and presidential leadership. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great Depression and World War…

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    Presidents' Day Sights and Sounds

    Presidents' Day scenes from the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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    First Ladies Throughout History

    Panelists talked about at the historical roles and responsibilities of the first lady as well as how those roles had evolved. They talked specifically about Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie…

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