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FDR's Inner Circle: Domestic Affairs

Hyde Park, New York
Sunday, January 15, 2012

A panel convened at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library discusses the influence and historical impact of FDR's inner circle of domestic advisers. 

Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:12pm (ET)

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