The “Four Freedoms” speech remastered

By Paul M. Sparrow, Director, FDR Library. There is only one speech in American history that inspired a multitude of books and films, the establishment of its own park, a series of paintings by a world famous artist, a prestigious international award and a United Nation’s resolution on Human Rights. That speech is Franklin D. Roosevelt’s … Continue reading The “Four Freedoms” speech remastered

Found in the Archives – Field Trip

FDR Library Supervisory Archivist Bob Clark visited the construction site of the FDR Four Freedoms Park on June 14th and brought back these photos. The Park, located on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island in the East River, will be an open air park lined with trees and granite markers commemorating important events in the … Continue reading Found in the Archives – Field Trip