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The History of the Twentieth Century

A chronicle of the history of the twentieth century, including art, music, popular culture, science, religion, and, of course, politics and war.
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Now displaying: May, 2022
May 22, 2022

Franklin Roosevelt's administration began with a bang.

May 15, 2022

In the four-month period between Roosevelt's election and his inauguration, the American economy went from bad to worse.

May 8, 2022

New York Governor Franklin Roosevelt was the wide favorite for the 1932 Democratic Presidential nomination, while Herbert Hoover's popularity, like the US economy, was declining every month.

May 1, 2022

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, scion of two old and wealthy New York families, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy and candidate for Vice President of the United States, had a bright future ahead of him. Then he came down with polio.

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