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Freedom from fear


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The last of FDR’s Four Freedoms. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s state of the union address to Congress in January, 1941 became known as the Four Freedoms Speech. 45 more words

Culture

November 8 (Weds) 1944, Helensburgh, Scotland

At noon it was announced that Mr Roosevelt has been re-elected President of the United States of America for the fourth time.

Hillary Clinton, the New FDR?

Popular Economics Weekly

Even President Obama, among others, has said Hillary Clinton is one of the most qualified presidential candidates ever. And she has been advocating a new New Deal for America, including tuition-free public universities and colleges, paid maternity leave, child care, expanded social security and Medicare benefits, as well as more public investment at a time when the private sector has severely cut back on productive investment of any kind. 663 more words

Weekly Financial News

September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words

Water

They Almost Blew Up the President!

*The following is mostly a true story. Also, if the words ‘blew up the President’ raised some red flags on some US intelligence guys computer somewhere, hi.  1,556 more words

Humor

Diplomat among Warriors

Title:                      Diplomat among Warriors

Author:                 Robert D. Murphy

Murphy, Robert D. (1964). Diplomat among Warriors. Garden City, NY: Doubleday

LCCN:    64011305

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World War II

Social Security Here and Abroad - By Frances Perkins April 1935 Issue

Sound familiar…

IT CAME as a distinct shock to many of us when President Roosevelt some time ago commented on the fact that in providing security for the mass of the people the United States is some twenty-five years behind most of Europe. 296 more words

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