Public Programs News and Events

The Roosevelt Library celebrated President's Day Weekend with a host of afternoon events last Saturday, February 18. Washington College Professor of History Richard Striner, author of "Lincoln's Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power," delivered a fascinating talk on Presidential power to an audience of 85 attendees. Following the lecture visitors were invited to … Continue reading Public Programs News and Events

Public Programs News & Events

As we're nearing the last days of January the National Archives staff -- along with our friends at the National Park Service -- prepares to celebrate Franklin D. Roosevelt's birthday on January 30th. At 3:00 p.m. the National Park Service will hold a Rose Garden Ceremony and, following the ceremony, the FDR Presidential Library will … Continue reading Public Programs News & Events

President’s Day Weekend Events

Saturday, February 19, 2011 Film: Sunrise at Campobello Location: Henry A. Wallace Center Time: 1:00 p.m. The FDR Presidential Library will screen Sunrise at Campobello (1960) at 1:00 p.m. on February 19. Dore Schary's Sunrise at Campobello is the story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio and how his family and close friends coped with his illness. This Academy Award-nominated biography … Continue reading President’s Day Weekend Events