Book Discussion on FDR

Jean Edward Smith talked about his biography FDR, published by Random House. Professor Smith researched President Franklin Delano… read more

Jean Edward Smith talked about his biography FDR, published by Random House. Professor Smith researched President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s private and public life which included his battle with polio, as well as the American economy and ways in which President Roosevelt changed the American citizenry’s relations with their government. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

This event was part of a year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s birth. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum hosted the Roosevelt Reading Festival IV in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Authors of recently published works that drew upon the Roosevelt Library archives presented author talks. close

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199865-2
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Speech
Location:
Hyde Park, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 7, 2010

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  • Aug 04, 2007 | 4:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2007 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2007 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 2010 | 5:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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