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  • 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,…

  • emThe Last 100 Daysem
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    The Last 100 Days

    David Woolner of the Roosevelt Institute reported on the last 100 days of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life and presidency.

  • James F Byrnes and Franklin Roosevelt
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    James F. Byrnes and Franklin Roosevelt

    University of Virginia politics professor Sidney Milkis lectures on James F. Byrnes, who served in the U.S. House and Senate, as a Supreme Court Justice and in the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

  • emFranklin D Rooseveltem
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Historian Robert Dallek examined the political acumen of President Franklin D. Roosvelt throughout his four presidential terms.

  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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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 Great Depression and…

  • emFDR and the Post Officeem
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    FDR and the Post Office

    Anthony Musso talked about his book FDR and the Post Office: A Young Boy’s Fascination; A World Leader’s Passion, in which he describes the child’s hobby that became the passion of a president.…

  • Roosevelt and Churchill New Years 1942 Church Service
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    Roosevelt and Churchill New Year's 1942 Church Service

    John Lawson and Reverend Noelle York-Simmons talked about President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s proclamation of a National Day of Prayer for January 1, 1942, following the Japanese attack on Pearl…

  • emFDRs Twelve Apostlesem
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    FDR's Twelve Apostles

    Hal Vaughan talked about his book, FDR’s 12 Apostles: The Spies Who Paved the Way for the Invasion of North Africa, published by The Lyons Press. He told the story of 12 men appointed by…

  • Eleanor Roosevelts Relationship With Her Father
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Relationship With Her Father

    Eric Burns talked about his book, Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life. The future first lady’s father was Elliott, Theodore…

  • Panel Discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Panel Discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt

    Authors Patricia Bell-Scott and Emily Wilson discussed the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. They spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

  • Franklin D Roosevelts New Deal
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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…

  • Japanese American Internment
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    Japanese American Internment

    Greg Robinson talked about the conflict between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt over Executive Order 9066. President Roosevelt signed the document, which…

  • Blanche Wiesen Cook Discusses emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 3em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3

    Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962, which completes her three volume series on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. The series…

  • World War II Leadership
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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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