The Character of President Roosevelt

In the eighth of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50… read more

In the eighth of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Ms. Goodwin discussed the life and presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. She focused on on his self-confidence and his empathy for ordinary Americans, and how these qualities contributed to his presidency. She also talked about the complex personal relationships at the White House during the World War II years. After her remarks, she took questions from the audience. close

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The Character of President Roosevelt

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Program ID:
63614-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 1995
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 1995

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 1995 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 1995 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1995 | 8:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 1995 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 1995 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2