FDR

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com What a too-slick, amoral PR move this would be, for the Obama administration to select FDR's grandson to head the Social Security Administration -- because he's a highly-paid insurance CEO ($1.7 Read more...
In the face of five years of the deepest economic troubles this nation has seen since the 1930s that put voters in a bad mood, and veritable floodgates of millionaire money unleashed by Citizens United (far, far surpassing anything in American Read more...
June 20, 1940 - "France Is Defeated And Must Give Up The War".
June 20, 1940. France appoints delegation to receive German surrender terms. Marshall Petain urges French troops to lay down their arms. Fears in Britain that the final German objective is on. FDR takes steps to form coalition cabinet, appointing two Republican higher-ups to crucial positions. Britain lays out defense plans. Britain announces plan to evacuate children to Canada and Dominions. Read more...
June 11, 1940 - Crossing The Seine.
June 11, 1940. German Armies cross Seine at several points, heading to Paris. French resistance failing. Germans bomb French ports. FDR signs Neutrality pact barring U.S. shipping in Mediterranean. Italian planes bomb Malta. RAF counter-attacks on Italian bases in Africa. Wife of N.Y. Times Editor James Reston explains reasons for fleeing War Zone. French Government moves to Tours. Refugees fleeing Paris. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR Addresses First United Nations Conference On Food And Agriculture - 1943
Newstalgia Reference Room - President Franklin Roosevelt Addresses the first United Nations Food and Agriculture Conference on June 7, 1943. Read more...

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May 29, 1941 - The Propaganda Machine And The Invasion Of Crete.
May 29, 1941 - news of latest German bomber raids on England and Northern Ireland. RAF raids on French coast. German invasion of Crete. Berlin reaction to latest FDR Fireside chat, ratchets up Anti-U.S. propaganda. Vichy France declares a stepped up effort to equip it's air force, seen as a ploy for France to manufacture more planes for Germany. Washington reacts to German reaction. Latest fighting in Africa, centered around Tobruk. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The 1936 Democratic Convention
Newstalgia Reference Room with Seconding Speeches nominating FDR for a Second term. Local color during the convention - a one hour excerpt from June 26, 1936. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR Lays Out Unemployment Insurance And Social Security-  1935
(FDR - taking the right-wing brickbats in stride) From April 28, 1935, his seventh Fireside Chat since taking office in 1933. FDR took the opportunity to lay out his plans for Social Security and Unemployment Insurance. The Social Security Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR Takes It On The Road  - 1938
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR, during a U.S. Tour, speaks about The New Deal and the accomplishments of his second term and the upcoming 1938 Mid-Term elections. Read more...
March 8, 1941 - Lease-Lend And Lofoten.
March 8, 1941. News of the day including British raid on the Norwegian island of Lofoten. Vote expected on Lease-Lend Bill. German reports sinking of British ships on the rise. German air attacks on Malta continue. Germany charges U.S. of attempting influence over Yugoslavia. Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka visits Berlin. Read more...