Tag Archives: Reading Festival

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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A Special Kind of Program: The Roosevelt Reading Festival

This year is a year of anniversaries for the Roosevelt Library. The recent rededication of the Library building itself on June 30, 2013 marked the 72nd anniversary of the dedication of America’s first presidential library — a milestone in an … Continue reading

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Public Programs News and Events

President Roosevelt was an avid collector of books. His love of reading was reflected in the enormity of his collection of well over 21,000 books — now a part of the Roosevelt Library archives. To honor FDR’s love of books … Continue reading

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9th Annual Roosevelt Reading Festival

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host its ninth annual Roosevelt Reading Festival on Saturday, June 23, 2012. The Reading Festival will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. All … Continue reading

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James MacGregor Burns Comes Full Circle

James MacGregor Burns rightly can be called the Dean of Roosevelt Biographers.  His first volume on Franklin Roosevelt, Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox (1956), was barely edged out of the 1957 Pulitzer Prize for biography by John F. Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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