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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…

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    Digitization of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Filmed Speeches

    Matthew Hanson and Christina Kovac described their efforts to make high resolution digital copies of 10 of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s most important speeches. They showed clips of…

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    Franklin Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration

    Franklin Roosevelt was sworn in as the 32nd president of the United States on March 4, 1933. This program includes his oath of office, administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles…

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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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    Newsreel of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration

    This Universal Newsreel shows scenes of Franklin Roosevelt’s March 4, 1933, presidential inauguration and an airplane rushing film of the event from Washington, D.C., to New York City.

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    Defenseless Under the Night

    Professor Matthew Dallek talked about his book Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security, in which he looks at the precursor to the Department of…

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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…

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    The Firebrand and the First Lady

    Patricia Bell-Scott talked about her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, in which she…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler

    Professor emeritus Randall Bytwerk talked about the persuasive rhetoric of Adolf Hitler and Franklin D. Roosevelt during the 1930s and 1940s.

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Wartime Rhetoric

    Professor Mary Stuckey spoke with Paul Sparrow about President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his use of language to bolster his World War II policies and strategies. During the event, footage was shown of…

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    His Final Battle

    Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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    Eleanor and Hick

    Susan Quinn talked about her book Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady, in which she examines the thirty year relationship between first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and…

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    Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he looks at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s creation of many National…

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    Commander in Chief

    Nigel Hamilton talked about his book Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943, in which he examines the strained relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library 75th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in 2016, members of the Roosevelt Institute and the presidential library system spoke about…

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    Man of Destiny

    Alonzo Hamby talked about his book Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, in which he looks at the personal and political life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He…

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    Hyde Park Roosevelts

    Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The Roosevelts,” spoke about the Roosevelt family. He spoke with CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl about Franklin…

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    Human Rights and the Roosevelts

    Professor Elizabeth Borgwardt talked about Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their commitment to human rights, focusing on the importance of the Atlantic Charter as part of President Roosevelt’s “Grand…

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    1944 Presidential Election

    Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt, challenged by New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, sought his fourth term in office. He used…

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    FDR and Chief Justice Hughes

    James Simon recounts the confrontations between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and United States Chief Justice Charles Evan Hughes. The author reports that Roosevelt’s New Deal proposals were…

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