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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Open Phones with Douglas Brinkley

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016…

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    Book Discussion on Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s environmental legacy. He…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms

    Alexander Heffner and Harvey Kaye talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech. Professor Kaye is the author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What…

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    Book Discussion on The Money Makers and Right Out of California

    Professors Eric Rauchway, author of The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace, and Kathryn Olmstead, author of Right…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations

    In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, a panel of experts discussed President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original vision and compared it…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt 's Four Freedoms Speech 75th Anniversary

    Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, talked by telephone about what President Roosevelt called the “Four Freedoms” in his January…

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    Book Discussion on 1932

    David Pietrusza talked about his book 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR-Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny, in which he examines the events that marked presidential races…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and Greenland

    Dawn Berry talked about the importance of Greenland during World War II. She was interviewed at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 2015 annual meeting in Arlington,…

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    Book Discussion on 1944

    Jay Winik talked about his book 1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History, in which he examines the political and military decisions that faced President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. He…

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    Book Discussion on American Warlords

    Jonathan Jordan talked about his book, American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II, about the roles played by Henry Stimson,…

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    President Roosevelt and the New Deal

    Professor Steve Voguit talked about the factors that led to the Great Depression and the actions that President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to help the American people and the economy during…

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    Book Discussion on Timeless

    Lucinda Franks talked about her book, Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in…

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    Book Discussion on When Government Helped

    Sheila Collins and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg talked about their book, When Government Helped: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival…

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    Book Discussion on A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights

    Patrick Lukens talked about his book, A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness". The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Harry Hopkins

    Christopher O’Sullivan talked about his book, Harry Hopkins: FDR’s Envoy to Churchill and Stalin. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt and Stalin

    Susan Butler talked about her book, Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership, about the relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Soviet Union’s Joseph…

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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…

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