Thinking Out Loud about "Communications Strategy"

At Home with the Roosevelts Ep. 8 – Museum Collection: FDR Sphinx Sculpture

At Home with the Roosevelts Ep. 8 – Museum Collection: FDR Sphinx Sculpture

With war headlines dominating the news in late 1939, speculation began that FDR might seek a third term. When he said little in response, cartoons began appearing in the nation’s newspapers that depicted him as the Great Sphinx of Giza. They inspired this papier mache sculpture. Presented by Supervisory Museum Curator Herman Eberhardt. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.

At Home with the Roosevelts Ep. 5 – Conversations: The Hoover Roosevelt Transition

At Home with the Roosevelts Ep. 5 – Conversations: The Hoover Roosevelt Transition

FDR Library Director Paul Sparrow hosts a conversation with Hoover Library Director Thomas Schwartz about the relationship between the two men during the 1932 campaign and the transition between their presidencies, examining their different philosophies in the role of government and the protection of individual liberty and freedom. Directed and produced by Drake Creative. Picked up for broadcast on CSPAN American History TV.

At Home with the Roosevelts Episode 4 – Museum Collections: FDR’s Oval Office Desk

At Home with the Roosevelts Episode 4 – Museum Collections: FDR’s Oval Office Desk

FDR Presidential Library and Museum Supervisory Museum Curator Herman Eberhardt looks at FDR’s Oval Office Desk – one of the most popular and important artifacts in our collection – where President Roosevelt signed 12 years of landmark legislation, met with world leaders, and even held press conferences. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.