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Defending Fala – A Lesson in Effective Campaigning

By Paul Sparrow, Director, FDR Library As we enter into the quadrennial campaign for the White House, it is informative to look back at one of Franklin Roosevelt’s most memorable campaign moments. There were many, as he was a ferocious … Continue reading

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From the Museum

1936 Podium (M.O. 2007.125) This aluminum and steel podium was specially designed for use by FDR during a 1936 presidential campaign stop at the new Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri—an immense structure built with funds from the New Deal’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: October 1-7

October 5, 1937: FDR gives a campaign speech in Chicago calling for a “quarantine” of the aggressor nations.   ********** Did you know: On October 7, 1942 FDR announced his plan to try war criminals after the war. On October … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: September 22-30

September 23, 1944: FDR gives a campaign speech to the Teamsters Union denouncing Republican attacks that he had sent a U.S. Navy destroyer to retrieve his dog Fala after leaving him behind on the Aleutian Islands. Franklin D. Roosevelt in … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: October 1-7

October 5, 1937: FDR gives a campaign speech in Chicago calling for a “quarantine” of the aggressor nations. Franklin D. Roosevelt in Chicago, Illinois delivering his “Quarantine Speech.” October 5, 1937 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 74-20(489).

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This Week in Roosevelt History: September 22-30

September 23, 1944: FDR gives a campaign speech to the Teamsters Union denouncing Republican attacks that he had sent a U.S. Navy destroyer to retrieve his dog Fala after leaving him behind on the Aleutian Islands. Franklin D. Roosevelt in … Continue reading

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