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This edition: March 4th, 1933: An Open Mind' Special

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Episode Details

Original tape date: November 12, 2001.

An ‘Open Mind’ Special: “March 4, 1933” to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of FDR’s first day in office

Special archival episode of “The Open Mind.” Recollections of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first days in office. With FDR’s oldest son James Roosevelt; Henry A. Wallace, FDR’s secretary of agriculture and 2nd-term Vice-President, former postmaster general James A. Farley, FDR adviser Thomas Corcoran, and White House correspondent and FDR biographer Ernest K. Lindley. Moderator: Richard D. Heffner. Taped March 4, 1963. (90 min.) With a new introduction by Richard Heffner.

Guest List

Thomas Corcoran FDR Adviser

James Farley Postmaster General

Richard D. Heffner Host, The Open Mind

Ernest K. Lindley White House Correspondent, FDR Biographer

James Roosevelt Son of FDR

Henry A. Wallace Secretary of Agriculture