President Franklin Roosevelt

Appearing by remote access from Austin, Texas, H.W. Brands talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Franklin Delano… read more

Appearing by remote access from Austin, Texas, H.W. Brands talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Mr. Brands is the author of Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Doubleday; November 4, 2008). He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Roosevelt biography, from C-SPAN’s “American Presidents” series, was shown.

This was the fourth of a week long series, running in conjunction with C-SPAN’s White House Week, looking at past presidents. close

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

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  • H. W. Brands Professor University of Texas at Austin->History Department
  • Paul Orgel Coordinating Producer C-SPAN->Editorial

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President Franklin Roosevelt

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Program ID:
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Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2009

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  • Dec 17, 2008 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2008 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2009 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2009 | 3:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2009 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
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