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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal

    The grandchildren of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal cabinet members and advisers talked about the actions taken in the 1930s and early 1940s to bring the country back from the Great…

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    My Trip Abroad by Eleanor Roosevelt

    In this short film, popular newspaper columnist and former first lady Elearnor Roosevelt narrates her trip to Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Holland, France, and England to observe…

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    Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Partnership

    Paul Sparrow looked at the personal and political partnership between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt that captivated the nation and transformed how the federal government interacted with…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt and George H.W. Bush Libraries

    The presidential library tradition began in 1940 with the completion of the Franklin D. Roosevelt library in Hyde Park, New York.  Since then, former presidents have built libraries to…

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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…

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    Emergency Conservation Work in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    This Interior Department film highlights infrastructure and conservation work by young men during the Great Depression and promotes the Roosevelt administration’s Civilian Conservation…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

    Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the…

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    World War II Leadership

    Victor Hanson, a professor emeritus of Classics at California State University, Fresno, lectured to a history class on masters and commanders during World War II. In this fall seminar in…

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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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    Roosevelts and Kennedys - Political Relationships

    The directors of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy presidential libraries talked about the political relationships between members of the Roosevelt and Kennedy families -- in…

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    Remaking the FDR and Truman Presidential Museums

    Curators Herman Eberhardt from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Clay Bauske of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library talked about the factors that lead to the remaking…

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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…

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    Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition

    The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about the 1932 campaign for the White House in the midst of the Great Depression -- and the tense…

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    Newsreel of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1941 Inauguration

    This 1941 Castle Films newsreel summarizes the life of President Franklin Roosevelt up to and including his third inauguration on January 20, 1941.

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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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    Eleanor

    Biographer David Michaelis recalled the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. This was a virtual event hosted by Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    The Constitution - Whose Interpretation?

    This film documents President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s effort to prevent the Supreme Court from repealing New Deal laws and programs. Part of a series titled Decision: The Constitution in Action, this program…

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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.

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    The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism

    David Davenport talked about the book he wrote with Gordon Lloyd, The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry, in which he argues that the debate over the New Deal in the…

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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…

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