FDR’s Fireside Chats were important tools in implementing the New Deal, gaining firm control of the government and initiating laws and programs which dramatically changed the role of the federal government. Using reenactments of the famous Fireside Chats, as well as historical footage, the power of the radio as a living document is revealed. “Fine acting, careful editing, and effective scripting.”—Booklist. “Recommended.”—ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries. An LCA release.
27 minutes • Color