Maandelijks archief: juli 2013

My Week: An American in Paris

I haven’t actually (this week, or ever) been to the Parisian FDR tube station in this picture, but a student took it for me (in case you read this, Jan, thanks! It’s much appreciated!), and I was in Paris this … Lees verder

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FDR Footage in the News

The above is the newly discovered clip of FDR being driven in his wheelchair. The news is spectacular in the sense that no such material was available before. Roosevelt was keen not to be filmed or photographed in his wheelchair … Lees verder

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Jay Winter and the Definition of Collective Remembrance

One of the most important memory scholars – and, I believe, the man who coined the phrase “Memory Boom”, to refer to the massive increase in popular cultural and academic interest in memory (rather than or alongside history), is Jay … Lees verder

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My Week of Abstracts, Proposals and Feedback

This week was unsuccessful in really furthering the thesis chapter I am working on. At the very least, I had hoped to write out and develop the thoughts that my supervisor suggested when we discussed it last week, but even … Lees verder

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FDR Library Re-Dedication

Last Sunday, June 30th, saw the Re-dedication of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, 72 years after Roosevelt’s own dedication of the library to the American public. The site of the FDR Library at Hyde Park, New York … Lees verder

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