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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 New City
  • Tuesday, December 12 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, December 16 - 10:00am
  • The West
  • Tuesday, December 19 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, December 23 - 10:00am
  • Capital and Labor
  • Tuesday, December 26 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, December 30 - 10:00am
  • TR and Wilson
  • Tuesday, January 2 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, January 6 - 10:00am