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Picasso: "Great artists steal." So I...

…stole. A copy of Smithsonian Magazine was open to an ad for the DVD and Blu-Ray editions of Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS. The cover of the items for sale was photo-based but with an anachronistic twist. 286 more words

Franklin Roosevelt, Billie Holiday, and Anti-Lynching Legislation

Franklin Roosevelt, Billie Holiday, and Anti-Lynching Legislation

Like millions of other PBS-TV fans, I watched Ken Burns’ documentary film “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” for seven straight nights recently. 736 more words

To Confound the Things Which Are Mighty

Nothing but a cripple.

1 Corinthians 1:25-27

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

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Daniel JB Mitchell: Video: Huey Long Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s


This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times, May, 2013

Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and making American capitalism work for more people. 147 more words

Political History

Daniel JB Mitchell: Video: Huey Long Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s


This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on WordPress, May 2013 and then reposted

Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and making American capitalism work for more people. 147 more words

Political History

Where will our next leader come from?

The recently concluded PBS series about the Roosevelts —Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor — raises this question: How much longer will we wait before we have another great leader? 283 more words