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The Power of Words - FDR's Inaugural Address (with David Woolner)

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

(1/21/21 @ 1 p.m.) -- An encore Power of Words -- WAMC's Alan Chartock and Dr. David Woolner, Fmr. Associate Professor of History at Marist College, and Senior Fellow and Resident Historian at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in Hyde Park, New York set the scene and provide context and analysis of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address.

In addition, listeners will have an opportunity to actually hear the speech as it was delivered on March 4, 1933.

Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program, for almost 12 years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and The Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:40 a.m.
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