Book Discussion on Mr. Democrat

Daniel Scroop talked about his book Mr. Democrat: Jim Farley, the New Deal and the Making of Modern American Politics, published by… read more

Daniel Scroop talked about his book Mr. Democrat: Jim Farley, the New Deal and the Making of Modern American Politics, published by University of Michigan Press. Jim Farley was President Franklin Roosevelt’s campaign manager and chair of the Democratic National Committee. He was also a driving force behind the New Deal.

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

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Hyde Park, New York, United States
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Feb 19, 2008

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  • Feb 19, 2008 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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