President Franklin Roosevelt Legacy
Participants discussed the importance of President Roosevelt in U.S. society today, especially programs such as Social Security and Aid to Families with Dependent Children, and the more general notion of economic justice and opportunity. They also examined how his legacy has evolved over the past fifty years through both policies and leading liberals, and how it should motivate liberals today. After individual presentations, they took questions from the audience. close
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Patsy Mink U.S. Representative [D] Hawaii
Robert Nathan Official (Former) White House
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Professor (Retired) City University of New York->History
Jack Sheinkman President Americans for Democratic Action
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Franklin Roosevelt Legacy
Mr. Roberts, who reported on the Roosevelt presidency, spoke about the continuing importance of President Roosevelt in…
Franklin Roosevelt's Communication Legacy
Panelists examined how U.S. presidents since Roosevelt have used the media to further their political agendas and…
Franklin D. Roosevelt Biographical Vignette
Scenes were shown of the life and accomplishments of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Politics of the 1960s and The New Left
The guests discussed the changes in the politics of liberals since the 1960s. They answered viewer questions.