A panel discussion was held on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s policy advisers, focusing on his earliest advisers dealing with… read more
A panel discussion was held on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s policy advisers, focusing on his earliest advisers dealing with the Great Depression. The panelists discussed the contribution of his advisers, how they influenced him, and how heavily he relied on them. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
Alan Brinkley, the moderator, is the author of The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War (Knopf, 1995). Adam Cohen is the author of Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America (Penguin Press, 2009). Julie M. Fenster is the author of FDR’s Shadow: Louis Howe, The Force That Shaped Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
“Roosevelt’s Advisors” was a History and Current Affairs program of the New York Historical Society, held on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Alan Brinkley Professor Columbia University->History
- Adam S. Cohen Member New York Times->Editorial Board
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