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Franklin Roosevelt

  • Originally published 01/07/2016

    Why Americans Are More Afraid Than They Used to Be

    It was 75 years ago, on Jan. 6, 1941, that President Franklin Roosevelt stood to deliver the "Four Freedoms" State of the Union address. Nearly three quarters of a century later, a poll released in December found that Americans are more fearful of terrorism than at any point since Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Originally published 12/02/2015

    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Pulpit

    Matthew Wills

    FDR spoke directly to the American people using a language both he and they knew well.