The Man He Became

James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D.… read more

James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life with polio, which Roosevelt contracted in 1921 at the age of thirty-nine. Mr. Tobin said that as an up-and-coming member of the Democratic Party, Roosevelt had to re-imagine his life and political future after being diagnosed with the disease. James Tobin spoke at the Louisville Free Public Library in Louisville, Kentucky. close

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The Man He Became

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Program ID:
316481-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Jan 04, 2014 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2014 | 7:14am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 04, 2014 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2014 | 11:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 4:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2014 | 11:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2014 | 7:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
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