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No Matter How Long It Takes

“No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people, in their righteous might, will win through to absolute victory.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Washington, D.C., 2010

Street & Candid

Renew the Four Freedoms

On January 6, 1941, on the eve of the most disastrous conflict of the 20th century, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered an address to a joint session of Congress. 852 more words

Politics

My Son's Lesson This Inauguration Day

My son’s National History Day Documentary. Click on image to play.

As Donald Trump is inaugurated as our 45th President today, emotions are high. Many are excited and overjoyed. 518 more words

Rabbi Andrew Jacobs

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (videos)

I’ve always wanted to play Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, but I’ve just never gotten around to it. Since my main board game night is at The Jester’s Court and the groups changing weekly, it never seems like the time is right. 99 more words

Flaming Dice Reviews

Give me Broadband- or give me Death

When FDR spoke of the four basic freedoms in January of 1941, he made the speech on a new media radio. Nearly 75 years later I was surprised to see the scope of what we think of as a “basic unalienable right” is the… 143 more words

FDR’s Four Historic Inaugurations

By Paul M. Sparrow, director Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Franklin D. Roosevelt is the only person who will ever have FOUR presidential inaugurations (thanks to the 22nd Amendment.) And each and every one of his inaugurations was historic in its own way.   656 more words

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Roberta Jonay

Roberta Jonay had one of the most unusual entries into the world of fame – her boyfriend was a bodyguard for President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt took a liking towards her, arranged some “meetings” and whauzaa, there she went to the stars! 1,705 more words

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