TRUTH IN MEMORY

OMISSION OF F.D.R.'S HANDICAP IS A CRIME AGAINST HIS SPIRIT

There was a fund raiser for the controversial F.D.R Memorial the other day that traveled all over Washington and included real Roosevelt martinis (3 to 1) at the Tidal Basin construction site. It ended with a private White House dinner of lamb and artichokes at $10,000 a plate and grossed about half a million. Bill and Hillary Clinton were eloquent in praise of their heroes Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to their black-tie audience of 200. Actors Jane Alexander and Edward Herrmann, who had played the Roosevelts on television, gave readings, and there was a scratchy old recording of the real Eleanor...

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