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Wartime Relationship Between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt

President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill

President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill

Hyde Park, N.Y.
Saturday, December 1, 2012

A discussion on the wartime relationship between British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Panelists explore the impact that FDR and Churchill had on global affairs, and their shared interests as world leaders. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, along with the Roosevelt Institute, hosted this event.

Updated: Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:52am (ET)

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