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.
FDR Has Words About Taxes - 1936. 'Taxes Shall Be Levied According To Ability To Pay. That Is The Only American Principle'
President Roosevelt addresses a campaign rally on the subject of Taxes and the Economy, 1936.
(FDR - answering the well-upholstered whiners) Note: A repost from 2009 but . . .timely as ever! During the last few days of the 1936 Presidential campaign, FDR spoke at a rally in Worcester Massachusetts on October 21, 1936, answering
First day of Congress in 1936 - something of a contrast to 1995, but still a free-for-all. One of the first times the proceedings of Congress were broadcast.
(Mitja Nikisch - A tragic case of timing) Probably one of the more tragic stories in the history of classical music is the story of Mitja Nikisch.
(Fernand Oubradous - did for the Bassoon what Landowska did for the Harpsichord) Fernand Oubradous had a long and celebrated career throughout Fran
(Ernest Lundeen - talked an interesting talk . . but) I don't think there is any historic shortage of populist movements being undermined and subve
So very Beck-ish, don't you think? From the terrific film "Things To Come", 1936. Story and screenplay by H.G. Wells. The whole thing is at YouTube
(You'd act that way too if you discovered the theory of relativity!) In case you almost forgot, today (March 14) is Albert Einstein's birthday. A h
FDR: Welcoming The Hatred
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