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  • emThe New Deal and Modern American Conservatismem
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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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    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…

  • Roosevelts and Kennedys  Political Relationships
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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…

  • 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…

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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…

  • FDR Truman and the Atomic Bomb
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    FDR, Truman and the Atomic Bomb

    The National World War II Museum hosted an online discussion on the development and use of the atomic bomb by the United States. Participants included President Truman’s grandson Clifton…

  • emFDR and World War IIem
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    FDR and World War II

    The Pare Lorentz Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum added narration to archival film, photographs and audio recordings to tell the story of FDR during World…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • President Franklin Roosevelt Funeral
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    President Franklin Roosevelt Funeral

    U.S. Office of War Information newsreel depicting Franklin Roosevelt’s April, 1945 funeral and scenes of new President Truman including him speaking to a joint session of congress.

  • First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and…

  • emNo Ordinary Timeem
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    No Ordinary Time

    Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her recently published book, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Home Front in World War II, published by Simon and Schuster, which focuses on…

  • 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…

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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,…

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    1945 Documentary FDR: 1882-1945

    This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in theaters after his death on April 12, 1945. It included clips of President Roosevelt’s speeches…

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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…

  • 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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    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…

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