The First Hundred Days

A discussion was held on the first 100 days of the next presidential administration. Topics included using President Franklin… read more

A discussion was held on the first 100 days of the next presidential administration. Topics included using President Franklin Roosevelt’s first hundred days as a good example for the next president to use to set balanced expectations and build on the momentum from the election. Elizabeth Edwards moderated.

Jonathan Alter is the author of The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, published by Simon and Schuster. Michael Waldman is the author of A Return to Common Sense: Seven Bold Ways to Revitalize Democracy, published by Sourcebooks.

The event “The First Hundred Days: How the Next President Can Best Model FDR’s achievements to Guide the Nation” marked the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s of the routinely acknowledged successful first hundred days in office. close

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Program ID:
206213-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 28, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 7, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jun 28, 2008 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2008 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 2008 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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