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The Legacy of FDR

Your issue on FDR was a great reminder that the U.S. suffered through hardships, only to emerge stronger and more internationally established [July 6]. However, many of FDR's proposals were enacted after the first 100 days. The jury remained out for quite some time before Roosevelt was dubbed one of the greatest Presidents. Maybe the lesson President Barack Obama should take from FDR is to work on what he thinks is necessary, even if it's politics that the American people don't fully appreciate or understand. Phil Graffis, REDWOOD CITY, CALIF.

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