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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

'The Claws of the Cheetah.' (Wonder Woman # 230, DC Comics, April, 1977).

It is 1942. War Department secretary Diana Prince is attending a gala dinner in support of the American war effort. The President himself is there – Franklin D. 1,136 more words

75 Years Ago Today, Pearl Harbor Bombed

On this day in 1941

Pearl Harbor bombed

At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. 421 more words

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Remember December 7th: 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Sunday, December 7, 1941. It’s gone down in history as a “day which will live in infamy.” But it isn’t just a day. Instead, it is the “date” that will go down in infamy. 702 more words

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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

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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

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