Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Wednesday suggested that President Franklin Roosevelt actually made the Great Depression worse with "class warfare politics" that "stopped creativity" and "drove businessmen away." The
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.
(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
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.
The President took a veiled swipe at Willard the other day, saying, Somebody gave me an education. I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth. Michelle wasn't. Obama's larger point was that government should
President Roosevelt, addressing a crowd estimated at over 60,000 in Pittsburgh on October 1, 1936, talks about the accomplishments of his administration during the first four years and has a few words about the economy, the budget and the average American.
Our friends over at Media Matters have been following this line of attack by George Will for some time now, so this is nothing new. Here's Will on this Sunday's This Week with Christiane Amanpour continuing to trash the New Deal: AMANPOUR: You
Newstalgia Reference Room with a Meet the Press interview with former Truman Administration Economist Leon Keyserling and the state of the economy in 1949.
To fully comprehend the sad spectacle that has become American politics since the 1980s, you need not peruse the politics section of major periodicals. Or the opinion, news or business pages of illustrious publications. No, lately you’d be
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.