History Department
History Department

Economic stimulus experts includes History professor

Fri, February 27, 2009

What Obama Can Learn from FDR
H.W. Brands
The Raymond Dickson, Alton C. Allen and Dillon Anderson Centennial Professor of History
College of Liberal Arts

Brands draws parallels between Franklin D. Roosevelt's and Barack Obama's economic recovery policies. He has discussed the lessons FDR's presidency holds for the Obama administration with a number of media outlets, including NPR, CNN and PBS NewsHour. Brands is the author of more than 20 books on American history and culture, including Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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