This morning during my scroll through the Economist app, this quote by A. A. Milne popped up:
It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’
We think this is a sound communication strategy so that’s what we did when Family Services asked us to create a series of short films about their programs.
Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.
Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
My war refugee grandmother told me a story about passing books in secret among her neighbors when she was a young woman in Ukraine.
An election year is a great time for a visual trip through FDR’s political campaigns with FDR Library Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt. Learn the stories behind dozens of colorful and unusual items from the Museum’s extensive collection of political posters, buttons and ephemera. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.
A conversation about the often contentious relationship between the White House and the news media featuring Harold Holzer, author and director of the Roosevelt House, and Paul Sparrow, director of the FDR Presidential Library. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.
FDR Library Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt begins a new “conversations” series with other presidential library curators. This week he talks with Clay Bauske, Supervisory Curator at the Harry S. Truman Library, about the process of remaking a museum’s permanent exhibits. Directed and produced by Drake Creative. Picked up for broadcast by CSPAN American History TV.
This is the first video in our new #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts series “Author Talks.” In this video FDR Library Director Paul Sparrow interviews author Kathryn Smith about two amazing women she has written about – Missy LeHand and Gertie Legendre. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.
The distinctive naval cloak that FDR wore at the 1945 Yalta Conference with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin has become closely linked to his public image as America’s wartime commander in chief. FDR Presidential Library and Museum Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt talks about the history of this iconic garment. Directed and produced by Drake Creative.
Given the decades of difference in the time they served as Presidents, you might not think Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson had the close relationship they did. FDR Library Director Paul Sparrow and LBJ Library Director Mark Lawrence discuss the friendship between these two leaders. Directed and produced by Drake Creative. Picked up for broadcast by CSPAN American History TV.
Franklin Roosevelt had a lifelong affection for pets. His best known was Fala, a Scottish terrier who became his constant companion and the most famous dog in America.
Two of the most politically powerful families of the 20th century. Join us as the directors of the FDR and JFK Presidential Libraries discuss the complex, controversial and compelling story of how they changed the world. Directed and produced by Drake Creative. Picked up for broadcast by CSPAN American History TV.