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Franklin Delano Roosevelt #289494

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1983
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(Studio) Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration and era reviewed; photos, films shown. [Voice of ROOSEVELT - hopes for end to Great Depression; noted "fear of fear itself."] [Historian Arthur SCHLESINGER, Junior - recalls voters' support for abolition of capitalist system.] "Alphabet Soup" experiments of Roosevelt discussed, listed on screen. [ROOSEVELT - calls for action to make democracy succeed.] [SCHLESINGER - notes FDR's impact on United States history.] [ROOSEVELT - hopes descendants will give his generation benefit of doubt.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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