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History

Rahm Emanuel quote : I don’t want to …

I don’t want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn’t pass an economic deal in the first…

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Freedom

Mike Wallace quote : My parents came from …

My parents came from Russia and suddenly they wound up in Boston, Massachusetts, Brookline, Massachusetts and they felt the sun…

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FearFreedom

Richard Trumka quote : I say let’s go …

I say let’s go back to a truer use of the word ‘freedom.’ Let’s start with President Franklin Roosevelt’s Four…

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Environmental

Gaylord Nelson quote : Franklin Roosevelt was very …

Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. Gaylord Nelson

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Death

Ruth Ann Minner quote : Benjamin Franklin said there …

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I’d like to add a…

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Change

Russell Baker quote : Few expected very much …

Few expected very much of Franklin Roosevelt on Inauguration Day in 1933. Like Barack Obama seventy-six years later, he was…

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Amazing

James Roosevelt quote : It is really quite …

It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the…

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Amazing

Walter Isaacson quote : When you write biographies …

When you write biographies, whether it’s about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human. Walter Isaacson

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Fear

Robert Dallek quote : In his State of …

In his State of the Union speech in January 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt declared America’s commitment to Four Freedoms in…

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Birthday

Alan J. Heeger quote : I have a strong …

I have a strong memory of the day I was told that my father had a weak heart and that…

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