Book Discussion on The Man He Became

James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D.… read more

James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life with polio, which Roosevelt contracted in 1921 at the age of thirty-nine.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Man He Became

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320175-6
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Hyde Park, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 16, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2014

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  • Aug 16, 2014 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2014 | 2:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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