Book Discussion on The Roosevelts and the Royals

Mr. Swift talks about his book The Roosevelts and the Royals: Franklin and Eleanor, The King and Queen of England, and the Friendship… read more

Mr. Swift talks about his book The Roosevelts and the Royals: Franklin and Eleanor, The King and Queen of England, and the Friendship That Changed History, published by Wiley. The first time a British monarch had ever visited the United States was June 8, 1939 when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were hosted by Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. In his book, Mr. Swift writes that America’s current close relationship with Britain can be traced back to this visit. He also considers that the visit was a critical step in Britain’s attempts to get America on its side for impending World War. close

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Book Discussion on The Roosevelts and the Royals

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 28, 2004
Last Aired:
May 9, 2007

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  • Nov 28, 2004 | 6:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2005 | 3:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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