The Power of Words - FDR's Inaugural Address (with David Woolner)
Albany, NY – (6/25/10 @ 1 p.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time.
On this debut program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Dr. David Woolner, 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 4th, 1933.
The year-long series will air every other week (the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month) beginning Friday, June 25th.