Season 2, Episode 32-Franklin Roosevelt and Warm Springs

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Season 2, Episode 32: Franklin Roosevelt and Warm Springs

Our longest serving President had two iconic homes: his birthplace and lifelong residence, Springwood, in Hyde Park, New York, and his refuge throughout the Presidency, in Warm Spring, Georgia. Learn about Roosevelt’s political re-emergence; his election and tumultuous Presidency; his wife, Eleanor, and children; and his homes!

Be sure to check out Franklin Roosevelt’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Franklin Roosevelt and Hyde Park”!

Home of Franklin Roosevelt site from the National Park Service.

Franklin Roosevelt’s Home from the National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of the Franklin Roosevelt Home from Google Arts and Culture.

Franklin Roosevelt’s Little White House State Park from Georgia State Parks.

Franklin Roosevelt’s Little White House from the National Park Service.

Roosevelt House History from the Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

The Roosevelts on Campobello from Roosevelt Campobello International Park.

Warm Springs

From My May 2022 Visit!

From My May 2021 Visit!

Springwood at Hyde Park

From My August 2012 Visit!

From My August 2015 Visit!

From My July 2022 Visit!

Franklin Roosevelt in his Warm Spring Living Room, days before he died.
Franklin in the Warm Springs pool
Last photograph of Franklin Roosevelt, in his Warm Springs home, the day before he died there.
Hyde Park from above, during FDR’s Presidency.
NPS’ Ground Floor Plan of Springwood
One of the only images of Franklin Roosevelt in his wheelchair, taken at Top Cottage
Franklin Roosevelt’s Upper East Side residence

Franklin Roosevelt’s Home: Little White House Road, Warm Springs, Georgia.

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Recommended Reading for Franklin Roosevelt

H.W. Brands, A Traitor to his Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
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Joseph Lash, Eleanor and Franklin.

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