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  • January 1945 United Newsreel
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    January 1945 United Newsreel

    This 1945 Office of War Information United Newsreel includes five stories: President Franklin Roosevelt is inaugurated for a fourth term in a ceremony at the White House, a Coast Guard…

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    War and Peace

    Historian Nigel Hamilton discussed the last of his three-volume biography of President Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta,…

  • emHellBent for Electionem
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    Hell-Bent for Election

    This United Auto Workers animated campaign film for President Franklin Roosevelt was directed by Chuck Jones, who helped create Bugs Bunny and other characters for Warner Brothers, and later produced and directed “How…

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    Jean Edward Smith talked about his biography FDR, published by Random House. Professor Smith researched President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s private and public life which included his battle with polio,…

  • emRoosevelt Winsem
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    Roosevelt Wins!

    This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel is on the 1944 presidential election results, when FDR defeated Gov. Thomas Dewey (R-New York) for an unprecedented fourth term.

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Presidential Adviser Robert Jackson
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Presidential Adviser Robert Jackson

    William Casto talked about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s relationship with Robert Jackson, who served during his administration as solicitor general, attorney general, and a Supreme…

  • FDR and the Final Years of World War II 194345
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    FDR and the Final Years of World War II, 1943-45

    Historian Nigel Hamilton talked about the last book in his trilogy profiling President Franklin D. Roosevelt at war. War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945 covers…

  • emWinter Warem
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    Winter War

    Eric Rauchway, University of California, Davis, history professor, recounted the strained transition between Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt in 1932.

  • emThe Woman Behind the New Dealem
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    The Woman Behind the New Deal

    Kirstin Downey talked about her book The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience (Nan A. Talese; March 3, 2009). She…

  • Eleanor Roosevelt emMcCallems Interview
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    Eleanor Roosevelt McCall's Interview

    In this 1958 film, McCall’s Magazine interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt on the occasion of the former first lady’s 74th birthday. She looked through family photographs and told the stories behind them. This…

  • Eleanor Roosevelts Advice Column
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice Column

    Mary Jo Binker talked about and read excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s advice column written for more than 20 years for Ladies' Home Journal and McCall’s Magazine. Ms. Binker is editor of…

  • FDR Librarys 50th Anniversary
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    FDR Library's 50th Anniversary

    On February 4, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded his presidential library. Fifty years later, President Ronald Reagan paid tribute to FDR on the library’s 50th anniversary, just…

  • emFranklin and Winstonem
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    Franklin and Winston

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham talked about his book, Franklin And Winston: An Intimate Portrait Of An Epic Friendship, in which he explored the relationship between Franklin…

  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Speaks at National Press Club
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin at National Press Club

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, in which she focuses on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson.…

  • emCountdown to Pearl Harborem
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    Countdown to Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey talked about his book Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, in which he provides a history of the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl…

  • Franklin D Roosevelt Home Movie Collection
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Home Movie Collection

    In a phone interview, Paul Sparrow talked about the release of a silent film collection showing Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt in informal settings with family and close…

  • Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt

    Franceska Mscali-Urbin gave a tour of Springwood, the birthplace, home, and final resting place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and shared the stories of President Roosevelt’s life inside the home.…

  • Franklin D Roosevelts Top Cottage
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • emBlack Culture and the New Dealem
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    Black Culture and the New Deal

    Lauren Sklaroff talked about her book Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2009). In her book she examines New Deal…

  • emThe Gatekeeperem
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    The Gatekeeper

    Kathryn Smith discussed her book, The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, at the Rose Glen Literary Festival in Sevierville,…

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