Tag Archives: FRANKLIN

The True Story Behind the Most Important Speech of the 20th Century

By Paul Sparrow, Director FDR Library One day before the 74th anniversary of President Roosevelt’s historic address to Congress in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor it is important to examine the true meaning of the speech, and … Continue reading

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August 14: A Day of Two Anniversaries

Today’s post comes from Library Director Paul Sparrow. August 14th is a very significant day in the legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Two of the most important and lasting achievements of his presidency occurred on this day – ten years … Continue reading

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A Year in Review

2013 was an amazing year for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library. The three year renovation of the Library building was finished in March. We moved the archival collections, research operations, and archival staff offices back into the renovated Library … Continue reading

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On December 4, 2013, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library launched FRANKLIN.  What is FRANKLIN you ask? FRANKLIN is a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Roosevelt Library – to everyone, anywhere in … Continue reading

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