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This edition: FDR and the Depression





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Professor Brinkley continues his story of 20th-century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is at FDR's side and, in many respects, ahead of him as the decade unfolds.

  • The West
  • Friday, June 22 - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am
  • Capital and Labor
  • Monday, June 25 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Friday, June 29 - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 11:00am
  • TR and Wilson
  • Monday, July 2 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 3 - 9:30am
  • Friday, July 6 - 4:00pm
  • A Vital Progressivism
  • Monday, July 9 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 10 - 9:30am
  • Friday, July 13 - 4:00pm
  • The Twenties
  • Monday, July 16 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 17 - 9:30am
  • Friday, July 20 - 4:00pm